Clara M. JohnsonOctober 1st, 2019
Clara M. Johnson, 65, of Jefferson City, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 at her home. She was born on October 27, 1953, in Gary, Indiana, a daughter of the late James Willie and Ruthie Mae (Johnson) Blue. Clara graduated from Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana, in 1971. She worked for the United States Postal Service and St. Mary's Health Center. Clara retired from Scholastic in Jefferson City. She enjoyed cooking and made a ham like no other. Clara took care of others and loved to make everyone laugh. She is survived by her fiancé: Vance Richmond of Jefferson City; brothers: Henry Blue (Linda) of Jefferson City and Joseph Blue of the state of California; grandchildren: Carl Hayes and Dequon Hayes; and a host of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Cynthia Howard; brother: James Willie Blue Jr.; and sister: Gloria Moore. Friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.