Mrs. Betty Jean Ward Clark, age 86, passed away on Wednesday July 13, 2016 at Brookdale Sr. Living Facility in Oxford, MS where she was a resident. Family will receive friends for visitation Saturday, July 16,2016 at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Charleston Cemetery.
Mrs. Clark was a life long resident of Charleston, MS. She was a retired employee of Tallahatchie General Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and bird watching. Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Clark; her son Steve Clark; her mother, Ruth Devaney Ward; two sisters, Dot Russell and Maxine Trusty; one brother, Buddy Ward.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her daughter, Beverly Trout and her husband Tom Roy; four grandsons, Troy, Atkins, Clark (Brenna) and Mac (Mallory); six great-grandchildren; her daughter-in-law, Kyd Tubbs Clark and two granddaughters, Geani (Cody) and Hallie Clark (Lacy); one sister, Nancy Ward Brown; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Brookdale of Oxford, 100 Azalea Drive, Oxford, MS 38655.
Pall Bearers are Tom Roy Trout, Troy Trout, Clark Trout, Mac Trout, Russ Brown and Cody Dalrymple.
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