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Clara Ethel Burks Carman Gage
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1899
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1997
Ector County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Isaiah David Burks and Sarah Marie Tarpley, Sister to William Henry, Katie Elizabeth, and Everett Franklin Burks. Half sister of Mary, Viola, Delores, Dorothy, Delbert and Samuel Burks.

Clara married Allen Blue Carman on March 21, 1914 in Collin County, Texas. To this union were born 6 children: Margie Opal, Edith Modine, Buna Fay, Hollis Quentin, Charlsie Alene, and Gwendean Carmen The family remained in Collin County for 10 years, relocating to Roscoe, Texas in 1926. After Allen's death in 1948, she moved to Odessa, where she lived for almost 50 years. On September 6, 1961, she married William H. Gage, a retired Baptist Minister. Ethel, as she was more commonly known, was a member of the Second Baptist Church. A homemaker. Devoted and loving Mother. A Grandmother who never let her cookie jar go empty.

She suffered for many years from Dementia. While residing in the Deering Nursing Home in Odessa for 12 years, she died peacefully from heart failure.

Family links: 
  Isaiah David Burks (1870 - 1932)
  Sarah Marie Tarpley Burks (1879 - 1904)
  William Henry Gage (1882 - 1973)
  Allen Blue Carman (1887 - 1948)*
  Margie Opal Carman Walton (1915 - 1999)*
  Buna Fay Carman Collier (1918 - 2002)*
  Hollis Quentin Carman (1920 - 2008)*
  Charlsie Alene Carman Collier Mondy (1924 - 2008)*
  Gwendean Carman (1934 - 1992)*
  William Henry Burks (1897 - 1950)*
  Clara Ethel Burks Carman Gage (1899 - 1997)
  Katie Elizabeth Burks Shubert (1901 - 2002)*
  Everette Franklin Burks (1903 - 1980)*
  Infant Twin Son Burks (1905 - 1905)*
  Infant Twin Son Burks (1905 - 1905)*
  Mary Paralee Thelma Burks Mullins (1907 - 2000)**
  Melissa Viola Burks Pierson (1909 - 1992)**
  Jessie Agnes Deloris Burks Sanders (1914 - 2004)**
  Samuel David Burks (1916 - 1945)**
  Delbert Loeman Burks (1919 - 1950)**
  Dorothy Frances Burks Rushing (1923 - 1983)**
*Calculated relationship
Roscoe Cemetery
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 67
Maintained by: Bobbie Badger
Originally Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Oct 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16039733
Clara Ethel <i>Burks Carman</i> Gage
Added by: Bobbie Badger
Clara Ethel <i>Burks Carman</i> Gage
Added by: Bobbie Badger
Clara Ethel <i>Burks Carman</i> Gage
Added by: Bobbie Badger
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- Jennifer Horner
 Added: Nov. 16, 2015
Reminds me of my great grandmother who also lived to 98 and suffered Dementia for years. Even the glasses are similar. RIP.
- Ace
 Added: Nov. 11, 2015
pretty lady.
- Carolyn from Washington State
 Added: Nov. 5, 2015
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