Mrs. Clair Riley Drew age 71 of Commerce died Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Drew was born in Americus, GA to the late, Sam and Thelma Richards Riley. Mrs. Drew was a legal secretary for the UGA Law School and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Mrs. Drew is survived by her husband, Donnie Drew of Commerce; daughters, Kimberly Drew Standridge of Lavonia and Kerri Drew Lord of Commerce; grandchildren, Kaelan Standridge of Lavonia, Cayden Lord, Riley Lord, and Camryn Lord all of Commerce; sisters, Darlene Weathers of LaGrange and Era Bell of Titusville, FL.
Funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 27 at 11 AM from Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Verlin Reece and Rev. Blake Carter officiating with entombment following at a later date in Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.
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.