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Clara Rytman

February 26, 1937 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 83)


Clara Rytman, born February 26, 1937, passed away at the age of 83 on November 4, 2020.  She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family. Clara worked at Fairchild for many years and ultimately retired there.  She loved doing embroidery and working puzzles as well as collecting angels and loved the color purple. 

Clara is preceded in death by her parents, JC and Lillie (McCurley) Locke; brothers,  Donald Ray Locke wife Diane, CJ Locke and wife Sue; sisters, Velmarine Barnes and husband Rhett, Lynda Faye (Locke) Maroney; husbands, Vander Davis and Eddie Rytman, and her infant daughter, Cynthia Davis

She is survived by daughters, Gloria Wilkinson and husband Don of Santa Rosa Beach, Mona Lisa and husband Mickey Harrill of Crestview and Rosemarie and husband Jimmy Jones of Lockhart, AL; brothers, Dwayne Locke and partner John Novak of Crystal River, FL, Emery Locke and late wife JoAnn Locke of Crestview; grandchildren, Kerriann, Sean, Jeremy, Chad, Josh, Justin, and Amber.  Also survived by eleven great grandchildren, twenty great, great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


A time of visitation will be held Sunday, November 8, 2020 from 6-7 pm at Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home.  The funeral will take place on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 2pm at Airport Road Church of Christ with burial to follow at Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery.  Pastor Mark Dillman is officiating.


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at

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November 8, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536

Funeral Service
November 9, 2020

2:00 PM
Airport Road Church of Christ
2845 Airport Road
Crestview, FL 32539

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