Clare Ann MacDonald of Trenton FL, transitioned to her heavenly home September 2, 2021 surrounded by family and friends. A retired school teacher and educator of 40+ years who especially shared her creativity while directing the school yearbook for many years. She enjoyed her friends, family and life in general. She was a tumbleweed soul with a heart the size of Texas. Her family and friends know she was a creative visionary lady that was constantly discovering new things. Her hobbies consisted of making jewelry, gourmet cooking, singing in and out of church, traveling, flowers and sharing her love for God. Her friends from church and Zumba would agree her love extended to everyone she came in contact with.
She had a way of smiling and making others smile: but she could set you straight in a seconded if needed.
She was proceeded in death by her parents John and Eleanor MacDonald, husband Pat Stephens, daughter Roberta Jane “Ivey” Powell Ophardt and is survived by her oldest daughter Margaret Elaine Powell Wrench. She is also survived by her siblings Miriam MacDonald and Ross MacDonald, niece Rachel MacDonald, Aunt Lenore MacDonald, Uncle Bob MacDonald, cousins Linda MacDonald Meville and Joanne Mathias. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren cooking, playing with art and traveling with them.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday September 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Lighthouse Word Church 2350 US HWY 27 ALT Chiefland, FL. With Pastor Carol Kearns. Burial will follow the service at Forest Grove Cemetery in Alachua, FL.
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE 22405 W. Newberry Road Newberry, FL. (352) 472-5361 www.milamfh.com