|Birth: ||May 24, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2005|
HICKORY - Clara Louise Beard, 88, of Hickory, died Sept. 7, 2005, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. Born May 24, 1917, in Catawba County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Lewis Reese and Anna Penola Smith Reese. She was a member of Hillside Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Beard was preceded in death by a son, James Harold Spencer; four sisters; and two brothers. Survivors include two sons, Ray Spencer and David Spencer of Hickory; a daughter, Faye Bolick of Hickory; a sister, Inez Cook of Hickory; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be conducted by the Revs. David Crump and Johnny Johnson at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillside Baptist Church. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in Brookford City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rusty Townsend, George Brown, Robbie Griffin, Harley Griffin, Glenn Huffman and Tim Reece. The family will be at Bass-Smith Funeral Home from 6 to 8 tonight and at the residence of her daughter, 1636 First St. Circle, SE, Hickory, at other times. Memorials may be made to Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, N.C. 28658, or the Adult Life Program, 1265 Twenty-first St., NE, Hickory, N.C. 28601.
Clara was first married to Coy Lee Spencer.
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Mar 29, 2008
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