Originally created 11/28/01

Mr. Homer Clark Sr.



LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Homer Enoch Clark Sr., age 78, of 714 Screven Street, in Louisville, died Monday, November 26, at University Hospital of Augusta. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2001, in the First Baptist Church of Louisville. The Rev. Don Samples and the Rev. Larry Montgomery will officiate with burial in the Louisville City Cemetery. Mr. Clark, a life long resident of Jefferson County, was the son of the late David E. Clark and the late Celia Parker Clark. He retired from American General Life Insurance Company after many years of outstanding service. Mr. Clark was a member of The Life Underwriters Association, a charter member of Jefferson County Lions Club, a funeral assistant with Bethea Funeral Home, and a former member of the Old Bethel Baptist Church for 50 years. Mr. Clark served as a deacon at Old Bethel Baptist Church and as chairman of the deacons for 45 years. He also held church offices as clerk, trustee, lay speaker, Hephzibah Baptist Association officer and chaired a disaster relief program. In his retirement years, Mr. Clark was actively involved with special needs children of Jefferson County through the countys training center. Mr. Clark was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Louisville, and a member of the Baptist Mens Group. Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Alford Clark of Louisville; three daughters, Mary Alice Clark Pinkerton, and Susan Clark Verdery, both of Augusta, Barbara Clark Cofer of Louisville; a son, Homer E. Clark Jr. of Albany; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; three sisters, Edna McDaniel of Jackson, Dorothy Todd of North Augusta, and Kathleen Berry of Augusta; two brothers, Ed Clark of Brunswick and John Clark of Louisville. May and Smith Funeral Directors in Sandersville are in charge of the arrangements. The family will be at the Clark residence, 714 Screven Street, in Louisville.

The Augusta Chronicle November 28, 2001