Clara Mae Allison LaRussa


Clara Mae Allison LaRussa, 78, of Nauvoo, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at her residence.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper, with burial at Curry Cemetery. John Warren will officiate.

LaRussa was preceded in death by her father and mother, Bowd and Dolly Allison.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard LaRussa; sons, Sam Sanford of Nauvoo, Michael Sanford of New Jersey, Billy Sanford of Vestavia, Bobby Sanford of Bessemer, and Anthony LaRussa of Fultondale; sister, Edra Nelson of Jasper; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Alacare Hospice.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571