Clara L. (Wolfe) Inman 62 of Shelburn, Indiana passed away at home Sunday February 23 at 12:47 am after a long painful fight with cancer.
Clara was preceded in death by her Mother and Father, Mary (Hembree) Wolfe and Joseph Wolfe of Bicknell, Indiana, her Brother Roger Wolfe of Orlando Florida, and her Nephew Kevin Lett of Oaktown, Indiana.
Clara is survived by her Husband, of 44 years, Doug Inman, her son Greg Inman of Shelburn, her Grandson Max Inman, her Sister Cathie (and Tim) Lett of Oaktown, Indiana, her Sister Darlene (and James) Means of St. Francisville, Illinois, her Brother Robert (and Debra) Wolfe of Bicknell, Indiana and many nieces and nephews in Indiana and North Carolina.
Before being disabled, Clara worked as Nurse Navigator assisting cancer patients get the care they needed at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana, prior to that as Nurse in the rehabilitation unit.
Clara earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration and graduated with high honors from Indiana Wesleyan University. In addition, Clara had an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Haywood Technical College in North Carolina.
Clara was a member of the Hymera Helpers Club and previously served on the Shelburn Park Board. She was a master seamstress and loved making quilts, doing embroidery, spinning wool and making many different craft items. Clara, with her Mother had made, exhibited, and sold handmade crafts throughout the state. Later, Clara and her Sister Darlene sold handmade crafts and other items in many venues. Clara made many quilts and afghans and gave them to residents of nursing homes. Many times when set up at a craft show Clara would do on the spot repairs for other vendors and passersby at no charge
Clara was a foster mother to over 25 different children over several years. She loved and treated them all as her own.
Clara was a warm, caring loving person and was a positive force in any endeavor she would take on. She was a bright light in many lives and is sorely missed.
Clara loved God, Believed that Jesus is her savior, and she now rest in God’s golden light.
We love you Clara.
Services will be held at Holmes Memorial Chapel in Sullivan on Thursday February 27. Family visitation will begin at 3 pm, visitation will be at 4 pm, and the celebration of life will be at 6 pm.
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