Mrs. Imogene “Jean” Clark, age 84 of Linda Street in St. Marys, Ga. passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at her home surrounded by family.
Mrs. Clark was born on March 6th, 1931 in Dodge County to the late Thomas Walker and Beulah Ezell Kirkley Harrell of Rhine, Georgia.
Mrs. Clark moved to Camden County after getting married in 1952 and worked at Gilman Kraft Bag for a number of years before retiring. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church. Mrs. Clark’s family was most important to her and she was always showering them with love and spoiling each one. She was lovingly referred to as Queen Jean. She enjoyed spending hours visiting with her dearest friends, always positive and up-beat. She was a phenomenal cook, especially capable in cooking wild game that was tender and tasty. She will be missed dearly by her friends and family.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her children, Zell Thomas, Deborah Shedd & James Lee (Jennifer) Clark all of St. Marys, Ga.; her brother, Wright (Jerry) Harrell of Rhine, Ga.; her grandchildren, Amanda (Jack) Richardson of Kingsland, Ga., Eric (Carolyn) Thomas of Dupont, Ga. and Naomi Clark of St. Marys, Ga.; her great grandchildren, Trey and Tyler Richardson, and step great- grandchildren, Christian Stevens, Chastity Stevens & Cameron Royles; and several nephews and nieces who loved her as their second mother.
Besides her parents, Mrs. Clark joins her husband of 61 years, Sid D. Clark; her siblings, Lillian “Chick” Stanford, Margaret Burnham, Helen Mauldin, Howard Villar Harrell, & John Willard “Buster” Harrell; her son in law, Carl Shedd and great grandson Sidney Blake Richardson in Heaven.
Calling hours for the Clark family will be held from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, February 11th, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday, February 12th, 2016 at Westside Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Gentry presiding. Pallbearers will be Dr. Jim Burnham, Chuck Mauldin, Wright Harrell, Jr. George Acker, Billy Hope, and Charles Watts. Committal prayer and interment will follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, Ga. A reception will follow the service as Westside Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Clark’s honor can be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles/ 1692 Glynco Pkwy, Brunswick, Ga. 31525.
March 6, 1931 – February 9, 2016