Clara A. “Terry” Bearden passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Cox Medical Center in Branson at the age of 76. A celebration of Terry’s life will be Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. in Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson.
Clara Ann Bearden was born on March 7, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois to Paul & Irene (Perkins) Kolasinski. She worked for Timex in Little Rock, Arkansas where she met Phillip Bearden and later married on December Dec. 19, 1975 in North Little Rock. The couple moved back to Phil’s hometown of Branson and resided here many years. When they moved back Terry worked as a waitress for various restaurants in the Branson area. Terry also worked several years for IGA grocery store in Branson before it closed. She was very crafty and made lovely silk Christmas trees. She also loved visiting and spending occasions with her extended family.
Terry was baptized in her hospital room a few weeks ago and ready to meet Jesus.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.
Terry is survived by her brother, Kenny Kolasinski, her sister Carol Lynch, several nephews and nieces along with extended family members and friends.
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