Clara Harman Scott, 87, a former Firth resident, who had been living at her daughter’s home in Pocatello for the past 10 years, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1923, at Thomas to Raymond Mathias and Martha Drucilla Williams Harman. Clara attended schools in Wilson and Pingree, graduated from the eighth grade in Rockford and also from Thomas High School.
She married Eldon Scott on Sept. 20, 1942, in Pingree. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Nov. 23, 1942.
Clara enjoyed sewing, canning, crocheting, ceramics, quilting and loved and enjoyed her family and friends. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she had served in the Primary, Young Women’s, Girls Camp director, Relief Society, Sunday School and ward library.
Clara and Eldon farmed in Wapello for 40 years, retiring and moving to Firth in 1982.
She is survived by a son, Carl (Carol) Scott, Elkhorn, Nebraska; five daughters, Karen (Craig) Lloyd, Wapello; Colleen (Charles) Call, Idaho Falls; Brenda (Bob) Cornelison, Pocatello; Janice (Bruce) Anthony, Firth and Donna (Thomas) Bevan, Blackfoot; 27 grandchildren and 38 great-Grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Bob (Valerie) Harman, Terry, Montana; two sisters, Mary (Neil) Sterr, Pocatello and Rayola Fredrickson, Missoula, Montana. Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon on June 7, 1998, a daughter, Drucilla, eight brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the Firth LDS Ward chapel, with President Bruce Anthony of the Firth Stake Presidency conducting. The family will receive friends at the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. Ave., Pocatello from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5 and at the church from 10-10:45 a.m. on Thursday.
Interment will follow services in the Grove City Cemetery in Blackfoot. Memorials may be given in Clara’s memory to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund in care of Bishop Nathan R. Long, Highland 6th Ward, 1405 Kelly Court, Pocatello, Idaho 83201.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cornelison Funeral Home. Online guest book and condolences available at www.cornelisonfh.com .