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Clara “June” Scrutchfield, 92, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Warrensburg Manor Care Center.

June was born June 7, 1929 in Holden, daughter of Tom and Mildred (Meade) Bradbury. She graduated from Holden High School, Class of ’47.

She was united in marriage to Clark Scrutchfield on December 11, 1948 in Warrensburg.

The couple made their home in Holden.

June was employed for several years at Holden Manufacturing, until its closure in 1993.

She enjoyed sewing and flower gardening.

S u r v i v o r s include daughter, Harriet Smith (Jimmy) of Holden, MO; two sons, Dennis Scrutchfield (Sherri) of Coal Valley, IL and Daryl Scrutchfield (Donna) of Holden, MO; two sisters, Roberta Penrose of Lenexa, KS and Norma Ewbank of Lamoni, IA; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark; two sisters, Marian Young and Dorothy Goodman; and two grandchildren, Aaron Lerda and Lane Elizabeth Scrutchfield.

Graveside Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 29 at Elm Spring Cemetery, with Elders Leland Stowell and Warren Stowell officiating.

Pallbearers were Joe Bracken, Aaden Lerda, Bryan Moore, Jeff Penrose, Tanner Owens and Zach Owens.

Ryan Scrutchfield was an honorary pallbearer.

The family encourages everyone to wear face masks.

Memorial contributions may be left to the Elm Spring Cemetery Association.

Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.

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