Today, May 8th, my grandmother, Donna M. Clary-Barmes, would have been 88 years old.
Here are some photographs of my grandmother throughout the years she blessed so many lives… especially, mine.
Donna Clary in 1st grade; approx. 1929-1930
Donna with her older brother, Ronald Monroe Clary (1921-1936)
Donna with her younger sister, Joyce Ann Clary-Riser.
Donna’s senior portrait, 1940; Summitville High School, Indiana.
My grandparents (Donna Clary & Leroy Barmes) in 1941 before their 1943 marriage.
My grandmother with her parents (Mary Belle Jones-Clary, Garrett Clary) and sister, Joyce; 1962.
Four generations: Belle Clary, Diana Barmes (my mother), myself, Donna Barmes; December 1964.
Donna with her parents, Garrett & Belle Clary, and her sister, Joyce Riser. 1967.
My mother, Diana, and my grandmother, Donna. 1990.
Grandma Donna, 1990.
Donna Mae Clary Barmes
8 May 1924 – 27 June 1992