Odell F. McClarney died March 10, 1978 at the Mineral Area
Osteopathic Hospital being 81 years of age. He was born
December 4, 1896 at Mine La Motte to the late Henry & Jotrad
Lawson McClarney. In 1923 he was united in marriage to
Ollie White, who preceeded him in death. Born to this union
was one daughter, Mrs Adell Trousdale of Fredericktown, MO.
He married Etta Baldwin White on July 3, 1938 who also pre-
ceeded him in death. He had five brothers and two sisters
who also preceeded him in death; Willie, Robert, James Law-
son, Samuel Marion,John , Myra (Mrs Joseph King) and
Mary Dave (Mrs Albert Womack).
Surviving are five stepchildren; Marie Meyer & Beulah Starnes,
both of Farmington; Mayme Rawlins of Flat River; Bill White
of Mine La Motte; and Cletus White of Womack, MO. He had
made his home for three years with his niece, Mrs Olita Char-
treau. He is survived by 13 nieces and nephews, four of whom
lived in the Farmington area: Mrs. Ann Cooper, Mrs Olita
Chartreau,J Russell King and Mrs Naoma Daniels. He has
20 step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. Masonic
services were held Sunday evening at Miller Funeral Chapel.
Funeral servies were held Monday, March 13, 1978 at Miller
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Lawrence Winnick officiat-
ing. Interment was in the Higdon Christian Church Cemetery
at Higdon, MO. With the Miller Funeral Home in charge of