TAMARA LEE CLARADY

BATH — Tamara Lee Clarady, 53, of Bath, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing.

She was born March 2, 1958, in Warrentown, Va., to Larry Lauman and Joan Howell. She graduated from Evart High School in 1976 and attended Lansing Community College and had also received her medical coding degree. She lived in the Bath area the last 14 years. She owned and operated The STudio in Big Rapids, was a member of the Big Rapids Chamber of Commerce and a member of VICA Skills USA. She loved interior decorating and her cat, Josie.

She leaves behind her fiancé, Pat Perkins of Bath; five daughters, Jessica (Brent) Ayers of Evart, Jayme (Cullie) Smith of Greenville, Jacqui (Dan) Gorczewicz of Chassell, Sarah (Fiancé Cam Chamberlain) Perkins of Perry and Katherine Perkins of Perry; mother, Joan (Dick) Seath of Evart; father, Larry Lauman of Evart; brother, Steve (Krysta) Lauman of Mecosta and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Pat and Vera Lauman and Irving and Cleo Howell; and two nieces, Chasity Linn and Nacole Elaine.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 5, at Corey Funeral Home, Evart with Rev. Scott Leutz officiating. Place of interment is at Osceola Township Cemetery.