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Clyde Marie Bird
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1921
Fordyce
Dallas County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 2004
Brenham
Washington County
Texas, USA

Clyde Marie Bird, 82, a longtime resident of Hempstead, died February 15 at Trinity Care Center in Brenham after a lengthy illness. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Canon Funeral Home in Waller. Visitation will be Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. A graveside service and burial will at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Sparkman, Arkansas Saturday at 2 p.m. Mrs. Bird is survived by her husband of 60 years, C.W. and son and daughter-in-law David and Marilyn, all of Hempstead; son and daughter-in-law Craig and Melissa Bird of San Antonio; four grandchildren and their spouses, Kimberly Lamm and Stephanie Millington of Temple, Coby Bird of Fort Worth and Brant Bird of Pleasanton; six great grandchildren, and a sister and two brothers of Camden, Arkansas.

Born in Fordyce, Arkansas on June 26, 1921, Mrs. Bird was the 1939 valedictorian of Harmony Grove (Arkansas) High School and was actively involved in church work throughout her life, especially the Woman’s Missionary Union and teaching Bible classes. She played a key role in the organization of the first Baptist church in Iceland in 1962-63 and was appointed a short-term missionary to Kenya, East Africa 1987-88 by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Foreign Mission Board. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Hempstead.

The family has requested, in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to the “Launch Fund” of Hope Community Church, P.O. Box 1716, Belton, Texas, 76513. This is a just-forming congregation led by Rev. Mike Bergman, former pastor of FBC Hempstead.

Transcribed from www.canonfuneralhome.com and provided by contributor Gary Owens

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charles W. Bird (1921 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chapel Hill Cemetery
Sparkman
Dallas County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: mac
Record added: Dec 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81936578
Clyde Marie Bird
Added by: Gary Owens
 
Clyde Marie Bird
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Clyde Marie Bird
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