Clara Elizabeth Yeager, 85, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, May, 12, 2015, in Greenville.
Clara was born in Tulsa, Okla., Feb. 27, 1930, to Gertrude Mahala Williams Gosvener and Richard Franklin Gosvener. She was married to Robert Elliott Yeager Sr., who preceded her in death. She enjoyed sewing. Clara was the original owner of the Sunrise Motel and the Pioneer Restaurant in Greenville.
Survivors include her first husband, Loy L. Earles; her sons, Russell Lynn Earles of Greenville and Robert Elliott Yeager Jr. of Georgia; and her daughters, Clara Elaine Cooper of Ballwin Mo., and Melodie Holman of California; her grandchildren, Carrie Hruza, Richard P. Earles, Nicholas Yeager, Katie Yeager, Elizabeth Bavousett, Ethan Yeager, Matthew Holman, Rylan Yeager, Stoney Yeager and Steven Loyal Earles. She is also survived by her brother, Joe Gosvener of California, and her sisters, Linda Rabe and Mary Wood, both of California. She also leaves her treasured and good friend, Barbara Choate.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Steven Cary Earles and Loy Eugene Earles; her daughter, Robin May Bauvosett; her brother, Richard Gosvener; and her sisters, Margaret Harper and Dora Williams.
No services are planned.
Online condolences may be made at www.jones-walkerandson.com and heraldbanner.com.
Published on  May 18, 2015