COMMERCE - Clair Riley Drew, 71, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Drew was born in Americus, the daughter of the late, Sam and Thelma Richards Riley. She was a legal secretary for the UGA Law School and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Donnie Drew, Commerce; daughters, Kimberly Drew Standridge, Lavonia, and Kerri Drew Lord, Commerce; grandchildren, Kaelan Standridge, Lavonia, and Cayden Lord, Riley Lord, and Camryn Lord, all of Commerce; sisters, Darlene Weathers of LaGrange and Era Bell of Titusville, FL.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 27, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Revs. Verlin Reece and Blake Carter officiating. Entombment will follow at a later date in Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, December 26, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Youth Group.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.