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James Clinton Clark biography - Alcorn County, Mississippi

22 Sep 1916 - 01 May 2014

(submitted by Jerry Grisham)

James Clinton "Jack" Clark, 97, of Corinth died May 1, 2014 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born September 22, 1916 to William and Ella Frances Petty Clark.

He was a farmer and co-owner of Clark Plant Farm. He was an Army veteran of WWII. He received the Good Conduct Medal, APTO Medal, WWII Victory Metal, ATO Medal, Philippine Lib Rib and Bronze Star. He was a member of Acton Church of Christ for 71 years and was a member of the VFW and American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Coln Clark of Corinth; two children, James H. "Hal" Clark and wife Susan of Clifton, and Martha Parsons and husband Neil of Michie; siblings, Eugene Clark of Corinth, Frank Clark and Lillie Mae Merryman both of Michie and Lois Dickey of saltillo; grandchildren, James C. Bobo and wife Emily of Madison, Allison Parsons of NY, Clinton T. Clark and wife Kristen of Laawrenceburg, and Travis A. Clark.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Willie Clark, Mary Lou Childers, and Thomas R. Clark.

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