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Clara Madlyn Frazier, 86, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Friday, December, 31, 2021 at her home.

Clara was born on January 13, 1935, in Milan to Jefferson and Grace (Montgomery) Richardson.

On July 1, 1963, she married Leroy Frazier in Pollock, Missouri; he passed away in 2015.

She is survived by: a son, Kevin (Jen) Frazier of Danvers, Ill, and a daughter, Rhonda (Richard) Clark of Milan; eight grandchildren: Kristin McCormick, Peyton McCormick, Stefan (Kelsey) Frazier, Aaron Frazier, Danika Frazier, Brooke (Nathan) Dodson, Cooper (Alyssa) Bankus, and Conner Banku; two step grandchildren: Mason Clark and Emma Clark; great grandchildren: Hadley Frazier, Channing Dodson, Chyles Dodson, Mason Frazier, and Darius Clark; sister-in-law: Van Richardson of Carlsbad, CA; a special friend Jane Clark of Milan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Gail and Carol Smith of Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Rick McCormick, son-in-law Shane Bankus, brothers: Albert Richardson, Glen Richardson, Bill Richardson, Ellis Richardson, Ralph Richardson, Truman Richardson, Eugene Richardson, Francis Richardson, and Leon Richardson, and sisters: Mary Jane Caldwell and Mildred Richardson.

Clara was a lifelong resident of Milan. She and Leroy owned and operated the Basement Bar in Milan for several years; Clara then made donuts at Richardson’s supermarket from 1979 until 1985. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Milan Elks Lodge. She was devoted to reading her Bible daily. Clara enjoyed playing cards, going with friends to their annual Vegas trip, and also cooking and taking care of Leroy and lots of kids throughout the years. She most loved being with her family and teasing her grandkids.

Funeral services for Clara were held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at Schoene- Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan. Burial followed at Oakwood Cemetery in Milan. A visitation w held one hour prior to the service, starting at 12:00 Noon.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Dr. Shane Bankus Memorial Scholarship Fund or the Sullivan County Expo Center.