|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1928|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2011|
Eldred was the son of Tristom Worth Clark and Roxie Walker. His paternal grandparents were Ulysses Sherman Clark, and Letitia Stillwell
"Eldred A. Clark, age 82 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri. Born Sunday, December 2, 1928 in Salem, Missouri, he was the son of Tristom Worth Clark and Roxanne Walker Clark who preceded in death.
He attended the one-room school (Gill) in Dent County until the family moved to the Hughesville area in 1939 where he attended Northwest High School until 1944 when the family moved to the Lincoln area. He graduated from the Lincoln High School in 1945 at the age of 16. Following graduation, he worked on various farms in the Hughesville and Marshall area. Shortly after his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and spent the next 20 years serving in the U.S. Air Force at various places around the world.
During his years of service, Eldred pursued his education by taking classes at various universities wherever he was stationed. Following his retirement from the U.S. Air Force in 1967 ranking Master Sergeant, he completed the necessary work for a teaching certificate in Mathematics and Physics at Central Missouri University. He began teaching at the Windsor High School in 1969 and in 1971, accepted a teaching position at the Lafayette C-1 High School in Higginsville where he taught until his retirement in 1988. He was a member of the Central Christian Church in Higginsville, Higginsville Masonic Lodge, Higginsville Order of Eastern Star, Higginsville American Legion Post #223 and National Educators Association."
Tristom Worth Clark (1902 - 1969)
Roxie Anne Walker Clark (1910 - 2000)
Eldred Audrain Clark (1928 - 2011)
John Sherman Clark (1930 - ____)*
Fredrick Ellsworth Clark (1931 - 2013)*
Cora Esther Clark (1942 - 2014)*
Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville
Plot: Sec G, Site 1006
Maintained by: Anonymous
Originally Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Oct 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77413250
Added: Oct. 19, 2016