Clara Steele passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in Holdenville at the age of 86.
Clara was born January 17, 1934 in Cordel, Oklahoma to Bill and Mary Collins Kelley. She graduated from Atwood High School and later married Ray Steele and worked on the ranch and at Amy’s BBQ in Holdenville.
Clara enjoyed visiting, fishing and doing word puzzles. Clara was a long time member of the East Main Church of Christ.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Ray; and eight siblings.
She is survived by her children, Cathi Beck and Dwayne of Holdenville, Debbie Smith and Donnie of McLoud, and Raeann Byerly and Alton of Holdenville; sister, Carol Mohrmann of South Carolina; five grandchildren, Christopher and Tim Jones, Shawn Beck, Casey Beck, Ryan and Erika Jones, and Amy and James Cofer; three greatgrandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Private memorial graveside service will be held at a later date.
Cremation services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.