Clara Walton Winebarger, age 67, of Hardin Road, Boone, passed away Saturday morning, March 18, 2017, at her home.

Clara was born December 22, 1949 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Henry Monroe Walton and Frances Richardson Walton. She was a homemaker and a member of Hardin Road Baptist Church.

Clara is survived by one daughter, Lisa Baity and husband Steve of Indian Land, South Carolina; one son, Nick Winebarger and wife Kay of the Bethel Community; three brothers, Thomas Walton and wife Juanita of North Wilkesboro, David Walton and wife Janie of West Jefferson, and Dale Walton of Jefferson; five sisters, Wanda Sue Holman of West Jefferson, Kathy Watson and husband Ronda of Boone, and Betty Greer and husband Roger, Joy Walton, and Pam Blankenship and husband Gary, all of Todd, and a special friend, Johnny Phillips of Boone. She is also survived by five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arlie Junior Winebarger, and one daughter, Melinda Rhymer.

Funeral for Clara Walton Winebarger will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, March 21, 2017, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor J.D. Walton and Reverend Guy Testerman. Burial will follow in the Pilot Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Winebarger family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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