Clara Louise Johansson
Clara Louise Johansson
  • April 21, 1923 - July 16, 2016
  • Higden, Arkansas

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Clara Louise McLain Johansson, 93 of Heber Springs, passed away July 16, 2016 at Southridge Village Assisted Living. She was a longtime resident of North Little Rock. She was born to James Edwin “Buddy” McLain and Ira Mendel (Edgar) on April 21, 1923 in Newport, Arkansas. She is preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Ira and Joseph McAllister Sr.; her father, James Edwin McLain; her step-brothers, Joe McAllister Jr., David Charles McAllister; her step-sisters, Alma Easton and Mildred Haas; her great-grandson, Jarrod Shelley; her great-granddaughter, Carla Francisco; and her spouses, Samuel Wesley Stout and C.B.L. Johansson. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Stout McGinness (James); her son, James W. Stout (Joy); eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home at 1:00pm. Graveside service will follow at 2:00pm at Rest Hills Memorial Park. An online guest book is available at