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Dr Amos O Clark
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Birth: unknown
Greenville
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2011
Greenville
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA

Dr. Amos O. Clark, 84, died Monday morning, October 10, 2011 in Greenville.

He was the son of Amos Olivia Clark (1882-1944) and Maggie Smith Clark (1882-1952), both natives of Pitt County. A native of Greenville, Dr. Clark graduated from Greenville High School in the War Class of August, 1943. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Carolina Teachers College in 1948, a master's degree from East Carolina College in 1951, and a Doctor of Education degree from Duke University in 1962.

In 1950, he began his teaching career as an English teacher at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, N.C. From 1952 to 1960, he was a teacher and principal in the New Bern City Schools.

From 1962 to 1989, Dr. Clark was a faculty member in the School of Education at East Carolina University, including several years as department chair in the 1980s. He retired as Professor Emeritus in June, 1989.

He was a member of several honorary and professional organizations, including Phi Sigma Pi, Pi Omega Pi, Phi Delta Kappa and Kappa Delta Pi.

In addition to his parents, three of his sisters have died: Olive Clark Mayo, Louise Clark Brewer and Blanche Clark Jones. Dr. Barbara Campbell Clark, his wife of 48 years, died in 2003. His son, David Campbell Clark died in 2010.

He is survived by a daughter, Lisa Olivia Clark Miller of Powder Springs, Ga.; a son, Dr. Kevin Amos Clark of Austin, Texas; and his twin sister, Margaret Clark Inman of Ft. Pierce, Fla.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home. The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 South Washington St., Greenville, NC 27858.

Published in Sun Journal from October 11 to October 15, 2011
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Barbara Louise Campbell Clark (1933 - 2003)*
 
 Children:
  David Campbell Clark (1963 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Greenville
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: GJM
Record added: Oct 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78321923
Dr Amos O Clark
Added by: Jessica L. Fordham Patterson
 
 
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