Jefferson NC 7 December 1916 – 24 February 2006

Mrs. Cordie Mae McMillan Bare, age 89, of Jefferson, died Friday, February 24, 2006 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Orion Baptist Church with Rev Mace Johnson and Rev. Mac Bare officiating.  Burial will follow in Orion Baptist Church Cemetery.  The body will lie in state one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.  The family received friends from 7 – 9 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2006 at Boone Family Funeral Home.  Mrs. Bare was born in Crumpler, West Virginia on December 7 1916 to the late Emmett McMillan and Cordelia Jenkins McMillan.  She was preceded in death by her husband William “Donnie” Bare; one son Marshal Bare; and one grandson, Jackie Sexton.  She was a member for many years at Orion Baptist Church and worked for Ashe Memorial Hospital as an aide.

Mrs. Bare is survived by three sons, W. D. Bare of Crumpler, Rev. Mac Bare of Durham, Craig Bare of High Point; one daughter Alice Ann Sexton of Eden, N. C.; two brothers, Marshall McMillan of Rock, West Virginia, Millard McMillan of Herndon, Virginia; two sisters, Myrtle East of Rock, West Virginia, Ellen Quillen Harrisonburg, Virginia; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to: Orion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Lucian Jordan, 190 Cherry Ave. West Jefferson, NC 28694.

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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson was entrusted with Mrs. Bare’s arrangement.