Martha Ruth Clinard – Class of 1953
Martha passed away on October 31, 2003 at her home in Springfield, TN at age 67 (1 day short of 68). She was Spring Prom Queen in 1953. She was born November 1, 1935 in Robertson County, TN to Marguerite Dean Clinard and the late Berlin Porter Clinard. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clyde Willis and Jessie Taylor Dean, Walter and Susie Dillard Clinard. Ms. Clinard was retired from the Robertson County Times, which her family owned and operated for many years. She was a faithful Member of Springfield Baptist Church, where she was a Member of the June Burr Sunday School Class. Ms. Clinard was a graduate of Springfield High School and she attended the Tennessee School for the Deaf and the Central Institute for the Deaf in St Louis, MO. She was a Member of the Hard of Hearing League in Middle Tennessee. Ms. Clinard is survived by her mother, Marguerite Dean Clinard of Springfield; sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Vincent Bagwell of Springfield; four nephews, Vince Bagwell and his wife Debbie, Scott Bagwell and wife DeAna, Chris Bagwell and Keith Bagwell all of Springfield; four great nephews and one great niece, Walt and Brett Bagwell, Kyle and Kristin Bagwell and Carden Bagwell. Funeral services were conducted at the Robertson County Funeral Home.