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Clara Farris

June 5, 1925 ~ June 9, 2018 (age 93)

Dateline: Marshville, NC
Clara Helms Farris, 93, passed away June 9, 2018. Clara was born in Marshville, NC on June 5, 1925 to the late Johnnie Baxter and Ella Mae Traywick Helms.
A service to celebrate Clara's life will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Marshville Presbyterian Church. A visitation will be held immediatley following the service. She will be laid to rest at Marshville City Cemetery. 
Clara is survived by her son, Richard Farris (Thetus) of Marshville; son-in-law, Walter Carnes of Marshville; brother, Coy Helms (Grovene); grandchildren, Elizabeth Farris of Covington, Ga., Susan Smith (Mike) of Marshville; and great-granddaughter, Kristen Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Lester Farris; daughters, Cathy Farris, and Jean Carnes; sisters, Faye Kiker, Beatrice Deese; brothers, Carol Helms, Winfred Helms, and Emmett Helms; grandsons, Walter Carnes Jr., and David Lane Carnes.
The family wishes to thank Autumn Care Nursing Home of Marshville, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, her neice, Caryn Helms, and Cathy Wilson for the amazing attention and care given to Clara.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Holland Funeral Service & Crematory has the privilege to care for the Farris family.
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