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Therral Edward Clark, Sr.


Therral Edward Clark, Sr., 74, husband of Evelyn Cole Clark, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 in the Beverly Hospital.

He was born June 24, 1933 in Paragould, AR to the late John and Lora Clark. He went to Dixie School and worked on the family farm until he went into the Navy, where he served during Korea.  He was pastor at a General Baptist Church near Harrisburg for over 20 years. Mr. Clark was also a Master Electrician, he retired from MAC/Roland Inc. after 17 years.  He also had worked for Grace Electric and one of the many places he wired was the ASU Football Stadium.  He attended Central Baptist Church. He loved to work and travel and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Therral Clark Jr. of Ipswich,  and Jason Nelson of La Jolla, CA; five daughters, Cathy Clark of Boston, Catrenia Joly and her husband Sean of Georgetown, Heidi Gregory and husband Anthony of Dacula, GA, Heather Nelson of Little Rock, AR and Hilde White and husband David of Jonesboro, AR; two brothers, Floyd Clark of Kalamazoo, MI and Dale Clark of Cape Girardeau, MO; two sisters, Mildred Blanchett of Senath, MO and Mathel Murray and husband Otis of Union Grove, AL; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at Gregg Funeral Home in Jonesboro, AR with Rev. Mike Martin officiating. Entombment will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, March 26, 2008 from 6-8  p.m. at the Gregg
Funeral Home in Jonesboro. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Local arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Personal condolences may be sent to the Clark family at www.greggfunerals.com


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