Willie Mae Clark, 81, died at Baptist Health Hospice on October 13, 2015 after a brief struggle with cancer, joining her Savior, Jesus Christ.
Willie Mae was born January 8, 1934, in Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas the daughter of the late John Wesley Bowen and Ruth Caroline Bowen. She lived most of her life in Colt and Forrest City, Arkansas before moving to Cabot.
She accepted The Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior as a teenager while riding the church bus with her parents. She served the Lord her entire life. She loved sewing and made nearly all her daughters’ clothes and her own.
She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She loved her church especially her ladies Sunday class.
Survivors are two daughters, Susan Smith (Allen) and JoAnn Wood; two sons, Lamar Clark (Pat) and Randall Clark (Michelle); ten grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, John Bowen Clark; husband, John Logan Clark; and son-in-law, Chris Wood.
A memorial service of her life will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church. Memorials can be made to Zion Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 11923 Zion Hill Road, Cabot, Arkansas 72023 in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
I am so sorry to hear of Mae Mae’s passing. I am praying for comfort for you all.
Susan,Joann, Randell and Lamar…. I am so sorry about mrs Willie Mae… I remember coming to your house every other Sunday.. I would get so excited because your mom made the best home made rolls and was the best cook. My dad used to say the best day of our life is the day we see Jesus. Your Mom has had that day. My prayers are with you all.