Rayma Ann Bicknell Clarkson, 56, 1429 Park Ave., passed from this life December 23, 2010, at her home.

Rayma Ann Bicknell Clarkson, 56, 1429 Park Ave., passed from this life December 23, 2010, at her home.

Rayma was born Dec. 18, 1954, in Columbus, KS.  Her parents were the late Howard and Bobbie Jo “Sunday” (Carter) Bicknell.  She had lived in Baxter Springs most of her life.

She worked several years in the management of their family businesses; Howard’s Cardinal Food Store and Simple Simon’s Restaurant, Baxter Springs, KS.  She attended Tennessee Prairie Church.  She had been a member of Briarbrook Country Club, Carl Junction, MO. where she enjoyed playing golf.

Surviving is one son, Casey H. Clarkson (wife, Jennifer), Lawrence, KS; her mother, Sunday Bicknell, Baxter Springs, KS; maternal Grandmother, Verna Estle Myers, Baxter Springs, KS; two sisters, Jeneen Coy, Branson, MO and Marva Dale Bicknell, Nashville, TN; one half-brother, Tim Bicknell, wife Denise, Houston, TX; several nieces, nephews, and a large extended family.

Rayma’s wishes were to be cremated under the care of Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel, Baxter Springs, KS.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel.  Burial will be in Baxter Cemetery, Baxter Springs, KS.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be designated to the Baxter Museum in care of SE KS Community Fund, Pittsburg, KS.

Online condolences may be left at www.derfeltsbaxterchapel.com.