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Beverly Marguerite Whitaker Clarke
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1918
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 28, 2009
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Beverly Marguerite Clarke
(January 16, 1918 - May 28, 2009)

Clarke, Beverly Marguerite, a Tulsa artist, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009. She was born January 16, 1918 in Joplin, Missouri, the only child of Edgar J. and Marguerite (Brickey) Whitaker. She attended public schools then a business college. She married Mack E. Clarke February 5, 1945 when he returned from England as a B-17 pilot in WWII. They moved to Tulsa in November, 1945. She worked several years helping her husband start his certified public accounting practice and then helped him part time for a number of years. She was predeceased by her husband in 2003, after 58 years of marriage. Beverly is survived by her son Paul E. Clarke and Judy Hesley, two grandsons, Jason Clarke and Dillon Hesley, one sister, Evelyn Catalina, and four cousins. She lived life to the fullest and loved her family and friends very much. Beverly was a long time member of the Happy Christian Class at Asbury United Methodist Church. Burial will be Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the American Legion Section at the Soldier's Monument at Memorial Park Cemetery at 51st & Memorial, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, Mason Chapel, at 68th & Mingo. Donations in her memory may be made to Clarehouse, Neighbor for Neighbor and Little Lighthouse. Ninde Brookside Chapel 918-742-5556. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edgar J. Whitaker (1895 - 1975)
  Maude Etta Whitaker (1892 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Mack Edward Clarke (1921 - 2003)*
 
 Sibling:
  Beverly Marguerite Whitaker Clarke (1918 - 2009)
  Fred Edgar Whitaker (1934 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 11, Division A, Lot J, Space 6
 
Created by: LaDeana
Record added: May 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37720181
Beverly Marguerite <i>Whitaker</i> Clarke
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Beverly Marguerite <i>Whitaker</i> Clarke
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Love you and miss you, Aunt Beverly!!
- Denise Whitaker-Childs
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014

- Red
 Added: May. 9, 2012
 
 
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