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Shelah Lewis Clark, Sr. (1960) Passes Away

Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Lewis passed away March 13, 2018 in Bentonville, Arkansas. He was born October 22, 1934 in Nashville, Tennessee to Joseph and Lela Lewis Clark. He was surrounded by the love of his friends and family. He is now living in the presence of Jesus and we praise God for the grace and mercy He pours on our lives to allow us to be called His children and live with Him for eternity for all who believe on Him.Lewis was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict where he served as a medical assistant in the Navy & Marines.Lewis graduated from Belmont University in Tennessee. After a short stint with insurance he was transferred to North Little Rock where he spent 30 years with General Mills Food Company. Later when he retired, he and his wife moved to Bella Vista to enjoy family, friends, and golf. Lots of golf! He and his wife were always faithful attenders of their church and involved in their church activities. Lewis led worship through the years of his life in various churches they attended. Lewis enjoyed a life of family. He enjoyed camping, fishing, tennis, golf, running, and the yearly trip each summer to the beaches of Florida. Lewis had a tremendous sense of humor and knew how to play. His focus on his family strengthened the bond of love between them all. He was known to all as a man of integrity. He was a servant to all. The most important part of his life was sharing the delight, joy and excitement he found in his personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Lewis was the third of seven children. Lewis was preceded in death by his parents and his older brother J.B. Clark. Lewis is survived by his loving wife; Patsy Lee Kirby Clark; sons, S. Lewis Clark, Jr. and his wife Jan of Fayetteville, Roger Lee Clark and his wife Vickie of Rockwall, TX, Scott Andrew Clark and his wife Jo Ellen of Bentonville, Ben Richard Clark and his wife Christine of Fayetteville, his daughter, Amye Gail Hebert and her husband Bryan of Mena, and his Kay Hardin of North Little Rock; brother Eddie Wayne Clark Sr. and his wife Virginia Bee; sisters Bertha Joyce Anderson, Mildred Estelle Ray and her husband Jesse, Shirley Ann Herring and her husband Carey, Sandra Faye Minor and her husband Ronnie; 18 grandkids, Micah, Mark, Mayci, Nicholas, Natalie, Kebby, Kirby, Clayton, Seth, Nathan, Cameron, Coleman, Cooper, Maddison, Clark, Sydney, Blade, Boden and 17 great grandkids.

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