December 20, 2007

(6/15/1905 12/17/2007)

Marie Helen (Martin) Clark, 102, of Mexico, MO, died on December 17, 2007, at Kings Daughters Home, Mexico, MO.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 21, 2007, at Arnold Funeral Home, Mexico, MO, with Rev. Dale Stone officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, 2007, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park, Mexico, MO.

Mrs. Clark was born June 15, 1905 in Tulip, MO, the daughter of O.W. and Martha Jane (Beckley) Martin.

On June 14, 1936 in Holiday Cove, WV, she married L.E. Clark. He died on February 4, 1998.

Marie graduated from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, MO, now Truman State University in 1934 with a double major in elementary and secondary education.

Mrs. Clark was a member of the Mexico United Methodist Church, Mexico, MO.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ted (Beverly) MacFarlane of Mexico, MO, and one granddaughter, Bronwyn MacFarlane.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian MacFarlane in 1992; two brothers, Homer and Wallace Martin; and two half-brothers, O.W. Jr. and James Russel Martin.

Memorials may be made to the Grand Prairie Cemetery, c/o United Security Bank, Auxvasse, MO. Condolences at

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