Velda Mae Condict, daughter of the late Robert Pear McGowan and Gertrude Russell McGowan, was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Detroit, Mich., and died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 72. Mrs. Condict had been a babysitter for many years and a homemaker. She was a resident of Bernie. She was united in marriage to Clifford N. Condict on March 1, 1950, at Piggott, Ark. Mr. Condict survives at the home in Bernie. Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Norman Donald Condict, Clifford Condict, Jr., and Barry Wayne Condict, all from Bernie; three daughters, Judy Carolyn Arnold of St. Louis, Lela Ann Smith and Susan Lee Reif, both from Bernie; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert McGowan and Donald McGowan; and one sister, Betty Regan. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Pastor Dale Hartle officiating. Interment followed in the Bernie Cemetery.