Nancy Darlene Clarkson of Grove, Okla. passed from this life on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. She was 83.
Nancy was born January 1, 1935 in Lamar, Okla. to Alexander and Ruby Alice (Newton) Ponder. She had lived in Grove since 1997 moving from Westminster, Md. She was a 1953 graduate of Baxter Springs, Kan. High School.
Nancy was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Grove and the Power Squadron Club in Grove.
Nancy was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Clarkson, her parents, four brothers, John Ponder, Bill Ladd, Dick Laddd and Pat Ladd and three sisters, Jane Whitecrow, Martha Sue Merriman and Judy Carr.
Nancy is survived by one son, Scott Clarkson and wife Dana of Grove, Okla., one daughter, Kelly Kane of Zena, Okla., one sister, Honey Wooley of Cyril, Okla. and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2018 at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. Interment will follow in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami with Scott Clarkson, Matthew Kane, Glen Clarkson, Tom Clarkson, Jake Whitecrow and Jon Whitecrow serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla.