He was a retired welder, a U. S. Navy Veteran of The Korean War, a member of the American Legion in Kennett, and a Baptist.
He married Betty Jean Davidson on Oct. 5, 1952 in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He was the son of the late Thomas Burl Clark and Minnie Elsie Horner Clark. They helped establish the Arbyrd, Mo. First Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by a son, Steven Junior Clark; four brothers, Archie, Hershel, Randall and Donald Hue Clark, and two sisters, Maxine Burcham and Glenis Wells.
Survivors include two sons, Archie Lee Clark, of Hermitage, Ark., and Donald Hugh Clark, of Grady, Ark.; one daughter, Debra Jean Parker, of Monticello, Ark.; two sisters, Mable Brock, of Jonesboro, Ark., and Wanda Lou Moody, of Kennett; five grandchildren, John Parker, Jr., Richard Joiner, Stephanie Goad, Lisa Clark and Kody Clark, and seven great-grandchildren, Taylor Parker, Stevie Jo'Lee Parker, John Parker, III, Hunter Goad, Serenity Clark, Ember Clark and Davion Clark.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., today, Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Rose Hill Cemetery, with Military Honors.
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