Mr. Clark died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at his residence.
Born June 4, 1933, in Banks County, he was a son of the late Bud and Lillie Pendergrass Clark. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Bertie Mae Clark, Bonnie Kay Clark, and Wannie Fay Clark, and his brothers, Bill and Bobby Clark.
Mr. Clark was a United States Army veteran having proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Lee Arrendale State Prison with 12 years of service and was formerly employed with the Georgia Department of Transportation, with 15 years of service. Mr. Clark was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife, Margie Morris Clark of the home; daughter, Pansy Wright of Alto; sons and daughters-in-law, Lane and Karen Savage of Cornelia, and Scott and Fern Savage of St. Charles, Mo.; sister and brother-in-law, Mildred Clark and Butch Heck of Maysville; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to: The St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Those who wish to express online condolences to the Clark family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
January 4, 2012