Clara Louise Casto, 84, of Blue Springs, MO passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015. She was born to Courtney V. and Clara L. (Stoenner) Barker in Kansas City, MO on August 21, 1930.
Clara is a graduate of Southeast high school in Kansas City, MO. She worked for the Kansas City Power and Light Company for several years before working as a teller for the Blue Springs Bank. Clara was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Blue Springs. She enjoyed quilting and raising hybrid Tea Roses. Clara had a special bond with her special needs granddaughter Claire, she was the center of her heart as well as her inspiration.
Survivors include daughters, Catherine McClendon and husband Estee of Blue Springs, MO, Karen E. White of Raytown, MO; grandchildren, Benjamin J. Andersen of Belton, MO, Claire L. Andersen of Independence, MO, Sarah L. McClendon of Blue Springs, MO, Jessica P. McClendon of Blue Springs, MO.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at the Blue Springs cemetery in Blue Springs, MO. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Mary’s Manor or Crossroads Hospice. Memories of Clara and condolences to the family may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.