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Clara Rita (Ward) Mallory

November 17, 1934 ~ March 4, 2019 (age 84)
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Tell City, Indiana


Clara Rita (Ward) Mallory, 84, passed away March 4, 2019 at Oakwood Health Campus surrounded by her family.

She was born in Uniontown, Indiana on November 17, 1934 to the late Peter and Julia (George) Ward.  Also preceding her in death were sisters, Lucille Riddle and Mary Shearn and brothers, Edward and Louis Ward.

Clara was united in marriage on February 19, 1955 to Charles O. Mallory. She retired from General Electric after 21 years.  A member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Clara enjoyed quilting, sewing, crocheting, making crafts, gardening, fishing, playing cards with family and friends and babysitting her grandchildren. She liked to visit the casino where she would play slot machines.


Surviving is her husband of 64 years, Charles Mallory, Tell City; her children, Richard Mallory (Peggy), Tell City and Cathy Reece (Steve), Louisville, KY; grandchildren, Tabby Goffinet (Glenn), Chad Mallory (Susan), Tracie Harrison (Jason) and Tammy Harrington (Byron); great grandchildren, Mallory and Molly, Paige and Jase, Dayton, Jordan, Julius and Adrian, Victoria, Kristy and Taylor.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM CST Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.  Rev. Brian Esarey will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Derby. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 PM and Thursday 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Derby. 

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