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Harry Matthew "Sparky" Clark, Jr
Birth: Feb. 27, 1930
Death: Dec. 22, 1999


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22 DEC 1999 - Obituary - 1999 Bk. #4 Scrapbook (Betty Hamersley), p. 163, Wapello Co. Genealogy Library, Ottumwa, IA from Ottumwa Courier.
Harry Clark, Jr.

OTTUMWA - Harry "Sparky" Matthew Clark Jr., 69, of rural Ottumwa died Dec. 22, 1999, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center. He was born Feb. 27, 1930, to Harry E. and Lottie Grimes Clark. He married Mary Rowene Lang on Nov. 21, 1950 in Ottumwa.

He was plant manger for Al-Jon Inc. from 1962 until retirement in 1995. He continued to be an important member of the Al-Jon family until his death. He was a member of the Iowa Archaeology Society.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Matthew M. Clark of Fayetterville, Ga., and Harold M. Clark of Blakesburg; two daughters, Beaty M McClure of Mahomat, Ill., and Rebbecca L. Kimmel of Olathe, Kan.; nine grandchildren; a brother, Michael F. Clark; and a sister, Juanita L. Reed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Alice Cochell; and abrother, Jerry Clark.

The service will be 11 a.m. today at Alexander-Johnson Funeral Chapel, the Rev. James D. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael F. Clark, Dan Millard, Bill Pumphrey, Ron Burnett, Jon and Kendig Kneen. Honorary pallbearers will be Amy, Travis and Ryan McClure, Heather, Whitney and Bethany Kimmel, Joshua, Hannah and Tanner Clark.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wapello County.

Thank you,

Patty Ann





Son of Harry Edward Clark and Charlott [Lottie] Grimes; husband of Mary Rowene Lang; married Nov. 21, 1950 at Ottumwa, Iowa. Brother of Juanita Lenora, Alice Arlene, Jerry Dean, and Mishail Frederick Clark. 
 
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  Mary Rowene Lang Clark (1931 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shaul Cemetery
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Plot: LOT4~~BLOCK 4
 
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Record added: Sep 03, 2005
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Harry Matthew Sparky Clark, Jr
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