Clara Anne Baer

Monday, August 1, 2005

CLARA ANNE BAER, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Oct. 8, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo., a daughter of Alfred and Florence (Withington) Gifford. She died Saturday, July 23, 2005, in her home at the age of 66.

Clara was a telecommunications technician for Information Systems. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs.

On March 23, 1982, she was united in marriage with Charles Baer, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Tammy Dore of Williamsburg, Va., and Jason and Dawn Dore of Herndon, Va.; a daughter, Debbie Dore of Colorado; her step-son, Dustin Baer of Aurora, Colo.; her brother and sister-in-law, John and Betty Gifford of Pittsburgh, Mo.; a granddaughter, Alex Dore; and a grandson, Josh Dore, both of Williamsburg, Va.; several other relatives and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Florence Gifford.

Memorial funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, at the First Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs with Pastor Gene Gilmore officiating. Cremation arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the First Assembly of God Church building fund, 350 Frontage Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at