Services for Mary Mada Clark, 94, of Mineral Wells, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Dr. Carroll Thompson officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.
Burial will be in Haven of Memories, Canton, Texas.
She passed away March 30, 2014, in Weatherford. Mrs. Clark was born Sept. 30, 1919, in Kingsville, to Francis Monroe and Elizabeth Stegall Rollins.
She and her twin sister were number 14 and 15 of 17 children. She married James Truman Clark in 1940 in Coleman and began her married life in Ben Wheeler. She had four children, Donald, Barbara, Bobby and Sherry. She was an ordained minister and a prolific Bible teacher. She worked various jobs in her lifetime. The most spiritually rewarding work she ever did was the 10 years she was in charge of the telephone prayer and counseling ministry at Christ for the Nations in Dallas.
She counseled and prayed for people in every state of the United States as well as a number of foreign countries.
She was a member of Worth Street Baptist Church in Dallas and later Abundant Life Church in Ennis. She enjoyed cooking, Bible studies, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are daughter, Barbara Stagner, of Weatherford; son, Bob and Jackie Clark of Caldwell, ID; daughter, Sherry and Terry Tapley of Wylie; 11 grandchildren: Jeremy Clark, Clifton Clark, Melanie Woodward, Brian Stagner, Brett Stagner, Joel Clark, Micah Clark, Stephen Clark, Cari Kirk, Kishen Lavender and Trish Anderson; 23 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Truman Clark; son, James Donald Clark; granddaughter, Lisa Rene' Clark.
Pallbearers are Brett Stagner, Brian Stagner, Nicky Anderson, Matt Lavender, Clifton Clark, Jeremy Clark.
Honorary Pallbearers are Rich Castagno, Billy Skelton, David Skelton.
Family will receive friends Thursday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
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