Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

May 21, 2014

Rosemary Clark

TAHLEQUAH — Graveside services for Rosemary Clark, 71, of Tahlequah will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 23, in the Tahlequah City Cemetery.

Officiating will be the Revs. Alan McBride and Terry Stone.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences for the family may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.

Rosemary Clark was born in Kennett, Mo., on Jan. 21, 1943, to Fred Stephenson and Thelma (Wright) Stephenson. She passed away in Tahlequah on Monday, May 19.

Rosemary was a 1961 graduate of Channelview High School, Channelview, Texas. That same year she married Jimmy Clark. She and Jimmy remained married until his passing in 1996.

Rosemary was a member of 29Eleven First Assembly of God for the past 23 years. Rosemary loved her church family and serving others. She was involved in many church activities, as well as serving on many church committees, throughout her life.

Away from church, she loved gardening, horses and her family.

Rosemary is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Thelma Stephenson; husband, Jimmy Clark; son, Jimmy Clark Jr.; grandson, Elias Clark; and brothers, Jackie Stephenson and Louis Stephenson.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Banning and husband Peter of Tahlequah; a son, Nathan Clark and wife Breelyn of Tahlequah; her only granddaughter, Lillian Clark, also of Tahlequah; a brother, Bennie Stephenson and wife Deborah of New Hampshire; and many other friends and loved ones.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.

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