Octavia <I>Head</I> Clark

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Octavia Head Clark

  • Birth 27 Sep 1880 Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 1959 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 60350728

Mrs. Octavia Head Clark died Wednesday at New Orleans. She was 79, a native of Monroe and a retired teacher.

She was the widow of Dr. Joseph Samuel Clark. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Baton Rouge; YWCA, Zeta Phi Beta sorority, National Association of College Women and National Council of Negro Women.

Survived by a son, Dr. Felton G. Clark, president of Southern University; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Allene Knighten Clark; and two brothers, Percy Head, Chicago, Ill., and Loranzo Head, Monroe.

Full obituary published in The State-Times, Baton Rouge, La., Thurs., April 30, 1959, page 12-A.

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  • Created by: Rita Graves
  • Added: 19 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60350728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Octavia Head Clark (27 Sep 1880–29 Apr 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60350728, citing Southern University Campus Grounds, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Rita Graves (contributor 46836288) .