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Rose Mary Clark

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:42 pm

rs. Rose Mary Clark, 81, of Louisiana, were held on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana.  The Rev. Randall Cone officiated.

Burial was in the Perry Wells Cemetery near Pleasant Hill, Ill.   Mrs. Clark passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield.

Rose Mary was born May 12, 1931 in St. Louis, the daughter of Reuben Arthur and Wilhelmina Elizabeth Stoddard.   She attended grade school in Eolia and graduated from Louisiana High School.  She was united in marriage to Glen S. Clark on Feb. 12, 1949 in Jerseyville, Ill.

Rosie was the loving mother of three children, Coleen Bryant, John Glen Clark and Marta B. Lawrence.  She enjoyed her flowers, quilting, reading and putting puzzles together, but most importantly was her love for her family. Spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends were always special.

She is survived by; her husband Glen, of 64 years of the home, Coleen Bryant and her friend Jeff Meyers of Louisiana, John and Terri Clark of Moscow Mills, and Marta Lawrence and her friend Tim Waddell of Louisiana;  her grandchildren, Brian and Lori Bryant of New Brunswick, N. J., Roni Bryant of Louisiana, Kara and Eric Headrick of Moscow Mills, Erin and Dane Gough of Wentzville, Deidra and Aaron Fairchild of Bowling Green; her great-grandchildren; Ashley Corbin, Jadyn Branch, Jack, Laney and Dane Headrick, and Xavier, Izabella and Zander Fairchild.  She is further survived by her brothers, Harry and Sue Stoddard of Mexico, Donald and Joyce Stoddard of Memphis, Tenn. and her special sister-in-law, Carolyn and Butch Sanderson of Louisiana, sister-in-laws Anna Lee Buchanan and Dorothy Mullins and her husband Jesse of Pleasant Hill, Ill., and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Charles M. Stoddard, sister-in-law Learta Shipley and brother-in-laws Lyndle and William Clark.

Pallbearers were Randy and Jeff Stoddard, Mike Anderson, Jerry and Jack Buchanan and Brad Stark.  Honorary pallbearers were Brian Bryant and Art Stoddard.