Funeral services will be 11a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at New Hope Assembly of God Church in Panhandle. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle. There will be a visitation of family and friends on Tuesday at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m.
Clarica was born Jan. 8, 1948, in Dumas, to Mabel Mae Benefiel and Howard Matthew King. She graduated from Dumas High School in 1966. She married Joey Cargill on May 13, 1966, in Dumas. She worked at Panhandle Thriftway for 33 years. She was a member of New Hope Assembly Church where she taught the children Sunday school. She loved crafts, sewing, reading Christine Feehan and spoiling her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and taking care of her husband.
Preceding her in death is her parents.
Surviving is her husband, Joey Cargill Sr.; son, Joey Cargill II and wife Shelby Simmons- Cargill of Lubbock; daughters, Renee Michelle and husband Mike Ewing of Amarillo, Misty Faye and husband Steven Brown of Amarillo, and Stephanie Jo and husband Clay Harper of Amarillo; her sister Kathyleen Oldham of Panhandle; grandchildren Hayden, Kelton and Colton Long, Katelyn, Kyle Brown, Jayden, Conner Reed Ewing, Olivia, Kyndal and Preston and 10 great-grandchildren.