Mary Claire Fair of Quapaw died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo. She was 65.

Mrs. Fair was born Jan. 7, 1944, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Raymond Williams and Jean (Kell) Williams. She lived in the Quapaw area for more than 20 years.

She worked as a sales clerk.

She was married to Joe Fair. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include one daughter and her husband, Bobbie and Shawn Goodman of Quapaw; her parents, of Newhall, Iowa; two sisters, Ruth Shannon and husband Larry of Hiawatha, Iowa, and Kay Williams of Dumfries, Va., and one grandchild, Brayden Goodman.

The family will plan services at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami.