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2716. Clara Adelia "Claire" HADEN1061 was born on 16 September 1926 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.1241 She died on 13 July 2015 at the age of 88 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.

Clara Adelia's birth certificate gives her father as Joe B. Haden, Jr., age 35, b. Ladonia, TX, merchant. Her mother was Clara Fulton, also born in Ladonia, age 33. This was their first child - she was born at 10:30 AM.

Her grandfather's diary states she had her tonsils removed on 19 Jun 1933.

Graduated from Ladonia High School, Class of 1943; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

Ladonia News; Friday, 12 Jul 1946. Miss Clara Delia Haden who is attending school at Denton was a visitor to home folks here last week.

Clara Haden “Claire” White, 88, of Amarillo died Monday, July 13, 2015. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church Chapel. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas. Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
(Published in Amarillo Globe-News, July 13, 2015)
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Clara Haden “Claire” White, 88, of Amarillo died Monday, July 13, 2015.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church Chapel with Dr. Murray Gossett, associate pastor, officiating. Burial will be Friday in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Claire was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Paris to Joe Ben and Clara Haden. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Library Sciences degree from University of North Texas. Claire married Edward White, M.D., on Aug. 11, 1951. He preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1999.
She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, PEO Chapter Z and Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Claire also was a member of Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas and attended First Presbyterian Church in Amarillo.
The family gives special thanks to Hospice Care of the Southwest and Caring Senior Service, especially Debbie, Tonya, Taylor Anne and Sylvia.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Ben Haden III.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon White and husband Terry Easterling and Virginia Beaumont; a son, Gregory White; four grandchildren, Megan Easterling, Alex Easterling, Claire White and Stephen Michael Duval and wife Kitrina; and a great-grandchild, Erika Duval.
(Published in Amarillo Globe-News, July 15, 2015)

Claire is buried Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.

Clara Adelia "Claire" HADEN and Dr. Edward WHITE Jr. were married on 11 August 1951 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.1241 Dr. Edward WHITE Jr. was born on 28 September 1925. He died on 1 August 1999 at the age of 73 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.1237

Clara Adelia "Claire" HADEN and Dr. Edward WHITE Jr. had the following children:

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Sharon Elizabeth WHITE.

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Virginia Claire WHITE.

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Gregory Alexander WHITE (private).1241