Clara Bardee Stafford Shropshire Tate, 85, of Forest City, NC passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Services were held at A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel at McKinney-Landreth and Carroll Funeral Home. Burial was held in Sunset Memorial Park of Spindale, NC.
Mrs. Stafford was preceded in death by her first husband, J.D. Shropshire; her second husband, George Marcus Tate; her parents, Edd and Carrie Queen Stafford; one son, J.D. Shropshire, Jr. and one granddaughter, Maria LuJuan Shropshire Adams.
She is survived by two grandchildren, Donna Caviness and husband David and Johnny Shropshire; nine great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
McKinney-Landreth and Carroll is serving the family.