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James W. Clark
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Funeral services for James W. Clark, 78, of Alto were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Gerald Adamson and the Rev. Paul Morris officiating. Entombment followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens with full military honors provided by Habersham County American Legion Post No. 84, Grant Reeves VFW Post No. 7720 and Rabun County Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 15.

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

Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

January 4, 2012