Clara B. Dudley, 84, of Hardy, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at her residence. She was born May 27, 1929, a daughter to the late, Horatio and Almeda Beard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Buford E. Dudley; son, William E. Dudley; sisters, Dollie, Bessie, Clyde Elizabeth and Agnes; and brothers, Harvey and Willie Beard. Surviving are her grandson, William "Billy" E. Dudley II. (MaryBeth); sister, Effie Kelly; great-grandchildren, Krista Elizabeth Dudley and William "Will" E. Dudley III.; very best friend, niece and caregiver, Lori D. Oyler (Dalton); nieces, Lisa D. Spangler (Vance) and Wanda Kelly; nephew, James Steven Dudley (Gwen); daughter-in-law, Gail Dudley Overstreet; special sister-in-law; and special caregivers, Sherry Spencer, Diane Cooper and Lorie Hodges.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 19, 2013, 6 to 8 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home Roanoke, 1001 Franklin Road. A service will be conducted at noon on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Lotz Funeral Chapel-Roanoke with the Rev. Jeff Richards officiating. Burial to follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be made to www.lotzfuneralhome.com
Lotz Funeral Home-Roanoke is honored to serve the Dudley family. 540-982-1001.