Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara Jean Clardy

October 4, 1941 ~ March 18, 2017 (age 75)

A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Barbara Jean Clardy of Tampa, Florida who passed away on March 18, 2017 will be held on Saturday, March 25th, 2:00 p.m. at New Hope M.B. Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Street, Rev. Larry J. Mouton, Jr., pastor officiating. The interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Barbara Jean Clardy was born October 4, 1941 in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was the daughter of the late Idella and Rev. Seymore. Barbara was very active in the church and community both spiritually and physically. She worked tirelessly sharing her convictions of faith, love and compassion to all who knew her. She was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as President of the seasoned Citizens Ministry, President of the day Mission Ministry as well as being an intricate part of the Usher Board #2, Sunday Church-School- COED Class, Pastors Aide Ministry and was a former member of the Adult Choir. She was often invited to participate in special activities at other local churches. When she wasn’t serving in ministry, Barbara enjoyed travelling and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed going to the YMCA with friends to know her was to simply LOVE her! She was preceded in death by her husband, Alphonso Clardy, Sr. and brother, Ben Cross. She leaves to cherish her memories with her son, Alphonso Clardy, Jr. (Shavette); daughter, Linda McDaniel (Jimmy); grandchildren, Anthony, Jermaine, Jimmy, Jr., Antone, Aniya and Avion; nephews, Bernard Butler, Kurt Cross, Darrell Cross, Kevin Houston and Michael Houston; nieces, Tanya Cross, Bridgette Taylor, Michele Houston, Amelia Butler; special cousin, Curtis Foster of Miami, FL; a host of grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and friends. The visitation will be held at New Hope M.B. Church on Friday, March 24th from 5 to 7 p.m. the family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service.



 Service Information

March 24, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aikens Funeral Home
2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610

Funeral Service
March 25, 2017

2:00 PM
New Hope M.B. Church
3005 E. Ellicott Street
Tampa, FL 33610

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