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Hazel Ruth (Stringer) Bare

September 8, 1917 — May 5, 2021

Laurel Springs

Hazel Ruth (Stringer) Bare

Hazel Ruth Stringer Bare, age 103 of Laurel Springs, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living.  Hazel was born on September 8, 1917 in Ashe County, North Carolina to the late Grover and Effie Sheets Stringer.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Fields Bare, son, Ralph Bare and granddaughter Lindsay Perkins, two brothers, Bill and Vaughn Stringer and two sisters, Cathleen Perkins and Georgia Faye Bare.

Mrs. Bare was a member of Orion Baptist Church, a member of the Peak Creek Ruritan Club and also volunteered at Ashe Memorial Hospital for over 25 years.  Hazel enjoyed reading even up until the time of her passing.  She also loved gardening and working in her flowers.

Mrs. Bare is survived by one daughter, Kay Perkins of Jefferson, daughter-in-law Edith McNeill Bare of Laurel Springs, one sister, Sarah Long of Jefferson, one brother, Eddie Little of Jefferson, two grandchildren, Scott Bare and wife, Shana of Creedmoor and Travis Perkins and wife Kendra of Jefferson, four great-grandchildren, Justin Bare, Alex Bare, John Fields Perkins and Annie Claire Perkins, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2020 at Orion Baptist Church Cemetery at 2:00pm by Rev. Lawrence Goodman.

Mrs. Bare will lie in state on Saturday from 12:00-2:00pm at Badger Funeral Home two hours prior to the service. The family will not be present.

The family respectfully request no food or flowers please.  Memorials may be made to the Orion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in care of Joey McClure; PO Box 1345 in Jefferson.

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Bare's arrangements.

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Past Services

Lie in State

Saturday, May 8, 2021

12:00pm - 2:00 am (Eastern time)

Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services

300 East Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Orion Baptist Church Cemetery

477 Frank Dillard Road, Jefferson, NC 28640

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