Obituaries Lavern Clark

Lavern Clark


Lavern Clark

Aug. 15, 1937 – May 21, 2020

OVERBROOK — Lavern Clark died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. She was 82.

She was born Aug. 15, 1937, in Trafford, Ala., the daughter of Oscar and Lena Mae Holloway Crawford. Lavern grew up in Alabama and lived in Lakeland, Fla., Williamsburg, Mo., and then Lyndon.

Lavern was a homemaker, seamstress and worked as a cook for the Osage County jail for nearly 10 years. She was a member of TOPS and enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens.

Lavern married Phillip Clark Feb. 14, 1966, in Valdosta, Ga. He survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Lena; a son, Eddie Drew; and a sister, Verla Mae Miller.

Besides her husband, she is survived by four children, Shelia Pate, Florida, Saxby “Rick” Mickler, Scranton, Deronda Cain, Tebbetts, Mo., and Verita Stumpe, St. Peters, Mo.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned and a family visitation will be planned for a later date.

Condolences may be expressed at

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