Funeral  services  for  Mrs. Marie Anderson Clark,  90,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,
July 8, 2009,  at  Gainesboro  Church  of  Christ in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial  will  follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family    will   receive   friends   at  Anderson   –   Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home  on  Tuesday  from  5 P.M. – 9 P.M.,
and  at  the Gainesboro Church of Christ on Wednesday from 9
A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Clark   passed   away   on   Monday,   July   6, 2009,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
She was born September 6, 1918, in Jackson County, TN, to
the  late  
Vance L.  and  Ruby Johnson Anderson.  She  was
married to the late
Willard Clark, who passed away in 1962.

A  graduate  of  Tennessee  Tech  University,  she  received
both, her bachelor of science and master  of  arts degrees. She
retired after teaching in the Jackson County  school  system  for
40  years. During the World War II years, she worked in Detroit,
MI in the wartime effort.  She taught in many different schools in
Jackson  County,   but  her  last  22  years  were  spent  at  Fox
Elementary.  Mrs. Clark  was   a   member   of   the  Gainesboro
Church of Christ.   She  served   13   years  as  President of the
Jackson  County  Retired  Teachers  Assoc.  and  10  years  as
chairman  of  the Jackson  County  Cancer  Society. She did 24
years of volunteer work at the local nursing home.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded
in   death   by   
3   Sisters:   Nancy Carolyn Anderson,   Madge
Chaffin, and Nell Smith; and
1 Brother: Bryan Anderson

Survivors   include   
3   Brothers and Sisters-in-law:   Leo
(Gay) Anderson of Ringgold, GA;  Paul (Darlene) Anderson   of
Portland, TN;   and   David (Linda) Anderson of Madison, TN;  
1
Sister:   
Helen Stanford of Dickson, TN;   and   18 nieces  and
nephews
.

Bro. Edward L. Anderson  and  Dan Smith will officiate at the
services.
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