Linda Jo Stewart Clary, 76, of Little Rock, formerly of McGehee, passed away on July 8, 2019.
She was born in Morrilton and was the daughter of the late Joe Allen Jackson Moore and the late Gladys Potter Moore.
Mrs. Clary was a graduate of McGehee High School and the University of Central Arkansas (formerly Arkansas State Teachers College). She married the late Pete Stewart who passed away December 14, 1967. She married Ronnie Clary in 1971 who passed away June 11, 2011.
Mrs. Clary was a banker for 27 years. Her passion was interior design and was involved with designing the Beautification Garden and the Japanese Garden at the Japanese Museum in McGehee. She also designed gardens in her own yard. Her hobbies were playing bridge, reading and watching the Arkansas Razorbacks.
She was involved in many civic organizations. She formerly served as president of the Beautification Committee and Chamber of Commerce and chairman of McGehee Housing Authority. She served on the McGehee Hospital Foundation Board in the 1990s and was president of Presbyterian Women. She was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and deeply loved her church family. Bible study in her home was a lifeline when she could no longer get out. Faith in the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, love of family and friends were the inner core of Linda.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Moore Winemiller.
Survivors include daughters, Tiffany Stewart (Dee) Warrington of Little Rock and Christian “Christy” (Steve) White of Star City; sister, Vinnie Moore Earp of New Freedom, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Justin Sims, Jordan Fowler, Pride Warrington, IV, Sydney Warrington, Lauren White and Ethan White; great-grandchild, Ellacyn Wall; two nieces and three nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of many friends, church family and her constant companion, Jules, her Maltese; a brother by choice, John (Susan) Potter; and sister by choice, Pat Mangum.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 3 at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in McGehee with Rev. Terry Tallent officiating. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall from 2:30 until 4 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Charles Graham Ministries, P.O. Box 24, Dermott, AR 71638 or the First Presbyterian Church, 302 North Second Street, McGehee, AR 71654.