Mrs. Clara Ayers Harwell, age 68 of Columbia, died Sunday in Maury Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Harwell was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late J. W. and Beulah Umbles Ayers, a homemaker, and a member of the Berea Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband: Norman Harwell in 1996; a great-grandchild: Breonna Walls and 3 siblings: James and Robert Ayers, and Wanda Foster.
She is survived by a son: Roger Harwell; and 4 daughters: Linda Potts, Norma Walls, Annie Waldrop, and Lena Harwell, all of Columbia; seven grandchildren: Jennie, Ricky, Peggy, Judy, Norman, David Wade, adn Michell; 2 step-grandchildren: Tracy and Shon; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be officiated by Rev. Aubrey Knois. Burial will follow in the Mars Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Monday, through the day Tuesday, and until the funeral hour Wednesday at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.