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