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Evelyn Delores "DeeDee" Bearden

July 5, 1929 June 11, 2018
Evelyn  Delores "DeeDee" Bearden
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Obituary for Evelyn Delores "DeeDee" Bearden

Delores "DeeDee" Bearden, 88, beloved mother, “DeeDee” and lifetime resident of Stamford, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Rawls officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home in Stamford. The family invites you to share in a time of visitation Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Delores was born July 5, 1929 in Jones County, Texas, the daughter of the late Thomas James and Nell Irene (Coffelt) Tarlton. She graduated from Avoca High School and attended Western Texas College. She married Carl Bearden on May 7, 1949 in Jones County. Carl preceded Delores in death on December 30, 1998. Delores was a dedicated homemaker and spent some time working for Eckerd Drug and Walmart Pharmacy. She enjoyed being “DeeDee” to her grandchildren, feasting on chicken quesadillas, keeping her yard pristine and taking daily evening walks down New Hope Road. Delores was a member of the Stamford Pink Ladies Hospital Auxiliary, Carnegie Library Board and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, serving on the kitchen committee and helping in the church office.
Preceding Delores in death were her parents; her step father, Rube Warren Woodson; her husband, Carl; three sisters, Viola, Laura, Jewel and a brother, James.
“DeeDee” is survived by a son, Tommy Bearden and wife Kim of Stamford, daughters, Carleen Hofmann of Madison, Alabama, Missy Elliott and husband Guy of Vernon; four grandchildren, Scott Bearden and wife Sara of Haskell, Holly Bearden of Ft. Worth, Riley Elliott, Carson Elliott, both of Vernon; and three sisters, Bonita, Shirley and Judy.
If desired, the family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 24, Stamford, Texas 79553.

Serving as pallbearers for Delores are Jim Astin, Danny Duggan, Joe McMeans, Kevin Pritchard, Jeff Robertson and Doug Terrell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Powell, Rex Ford, Dale Caddell, Sprit Whittemore, Darrell Brown and Chico Underwood.

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6:00 PM 6/13/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/13/2018 7:00:00 PM
Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home

210 S. Ferguson
Stamford, TX 79553

Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home
210 S. Ferguson Stamford 79553 TX
United States

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