Clara Mae McAlister
Clara McAlister
Age 91
Born Clara Mae Novak 29 October 1928 near New Waverly, TX to Joe Novak and Nettie Lebeck, died 11 March 2020 in Mt. Pleasant, TX after a short stay in Hospice. Clara grew up and spent most of her life in Huntsville, TX and most recently lived in Leesburg, TX.
Clara is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Hansford McAlister, and her son Sheldon McAlister. She is survived by son Ronald McAlister and his wife Janet, two grandchildren Farah Bural and Jason McAlister and two great-grandchildren Madison Bural and Mercer McAlister.
Clara nurtured and cared for all of her family and loved to travel to visit them no matter where they might be living at the time. Her little white truck was her magic carpet to see and be with her family.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, 15 March 2020, 2pm at Shepard Hill Cemetery, 11249 Shepard Hill Rd, Willis, TX 77318 with burial to follow.
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Published on March 14, 2020


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Thomas Russell Finto
Apr 03, 2020
Hated so much to hear this. She was such a special person a good friend and very sweet. She will be truly missed.