Kelly Carter Clardy is our owner and funeral director in charge of Clardy Funeral Service. She is the daughter of Bennie (late) and Lynette Carter. She and her husband, Dwight Clardy have 2 daughters, McKenna and Katelyn and 2 sons, Jay and Cole.
Having over 14 years in the funeral business, Kelly has been a Licensed Funeral Director since February 2006. She graduated from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in November 2005, completed the National Board Certification December 2005 and graduated Carl Albert State College with an Associate Degree in Biological Science and Zoology in 2003. She is also a Life Insurance Agent able to help you with pre-arranging funeral services. She has been actively involved in funeral service since January 2004 when she began working for Jim Norwood at Norwood Funeral Home. Kelly is very passionate about making sure that families and their loved ones are cared for with utmost respect and honor.
Kelly’s hobbies include fishing, riding horses and spending time with family. She is active in several organizations, including Public Relations Director of the McCurtain County Spring Livestock Booster Club for 4-H and FFA, Idabel Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Rotary Club, as well as supporting as many fundraisers and events that arise within our community. She and her husband are lifelong residents of Idabel and are proud to be serving their friends and neighbors in the community they grew up in.
Larry Ebahotubbi is our funeral assistant. He has over 40 years experience in the funeral industry serving families. Larry lives in Idabel. He has two daughters, Jill and husband, Kevin, Libbee, and one grandson, Noah who he absolutely adores. Larry is a joy to be around and his care and compassion for our families truly shows by his actions. We are blessed to have him working with us here at Clardy Funeral Service.