Nava Jean McClendon was born Dec. 5, 1946, in Granby, the daughter of Rev. Virgil and Opal (Jones) Johnson.

Nava Jean McClendon was born Dec. 5, 1946, in Granby, the daughter of Rev. Virgil and Opal (Jones) Johnson.  
She entered into rest on Jan. 26, 2017, at her home in Diamond at the age of 70, following a short illness.  
Nava was a lifelong area resident and a homemaker. She enjoyed singing and was a song leader at the Granby Miracle Church for many years. She was a member of the Silver Moon Full Gospel Church.  Nava married Robert L. McClendon on Feb. 14, 1969, at the Assembly of God Church in Neosho and he survives.  
Additional survivors include one daughter, Shelly Edens and husband, Jamie, Granby; one son, Robert Kyle McClendon and wife, Oneva,  Holliday, Mo.; one brother, Virgil Johnson, Diamond; two sisters, Sue Kelly, Joplin and Shirley Brashears, Granby; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-  granddaughter, Alivia J. Howard.  
Services for Nava will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Silver Moon Full Gospel Church, Pastor Phil Barber and Jim Shelton will officiate.
Interment will be in the Granby Memorial Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Dakota Edens, Jairus Moore, Levi Edens, Zachary D. Cullom, Michael Wallace and David Palmer. Honorary pallbearers will be Megan Wallace and Ashton Moore. The family will receive friends Monday evening at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The casket will be closed at all times.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.