|Birth: ||May 2, 1922|
|Death: ||May 18, 2011|
Married Oct 26, 1946
Wife: Ruth B. Clark
Vincennes Sun-Commercial (IN) - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. — Carmen Charles Clark, 89, went to be with His Lord at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
He was born on May 2, 1922, in Lawrence County, to Harley R. and Bertha Mae Lawrence Clark. He married Ruth Beatrice Mallory on Oct. 26, 1946, and she survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Bonita (Clark) Quandt and her husband, Robert, of Mason City; a grandson, Evan Frisby of Clemmons, N.C.; a step-grandson, Wade Quandt of Franklin, Wis.; a step-granddaughter, Traci (Quandt) Murashka and her husband, Oleg, of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and two step-great-grandchildren.
His parents; and two siblings, Paul Wilber Clark and Zelma Fern Payne, preceded him in death.
Carmen served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in India during World War II. He was an oil field worker, who retired from Tri-state Drilling to begin a second career in of turkey farming. He served as a member of the school board for Billett and Fillmore schools. Carmen loved Jesus Christ and was an active member of the St. Francisville United Methodist Church. He read the Bible daily, finishing it each year then starting over. He also loved to fish and garden; raising vegetables and flowers to share.
He was a loving man who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A viewing will be at 9 a.m. CDT Saturday at Smith Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, with a funeral service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Mick Laflin officiating. Burial will be at Billett Cemetery.
Harley R. Clark (1893 - 1973)
Bertha Mae Lawrence Clark (1897 - 1971)
Ruth B. Mallory Clark (1927 - 2014)*
Zelma Fern Clark Payne (1916 - 1994)*
Paul Wilbur Clark (1918 - 1987)*
Carmen Charles Clark (1922 - 2011)
Created by: Charlotte Eagleson Sechr...
Record added: Jun 30, 2006
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