Linzy Ellis Clark
Linzy E. Clark
Linzy Ellis Clark of Route 1, Mt. Vernon, Dodds Township died at 9;00
p.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital, where he had been a patient
for five days. He was 64 years and 24 days of age.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethel
Tabernacle, of which he was a member. The Rev. Dennis Lyeria will officiate
and burial will be in Bethel Memorial cemtery. Millitary services will
be in charge of the American Legion.
Friends may call at Myers Chapel at any time until noon Tuesday, when
the body will be removed to the church to lie in state until the funeral
Mr. Clark was born March 10,1895 in Jefferson County the son of Jacob
and Lottie (Shields) Clark.
On October 2, 1920 he was married in Jefferson county to Zelma
Hutchison, who survives.
He was a veteran of World War I.
Besides his wife, he is survived by five sons, Harl of Fort Collins,
Colo., Gerald of Cairo, Ill. Richard of Mt. Vernon and Stanley and Eddie
both at home; six daughters, Mrs. Betty Cotner of Logansport, Ind.,
Mrs. Wyva Bullard, Mrs. Amylee Martin, Mrs. Aletta French and Mrs. Lin
Rose, all of Mt. Vernon and Judy Ann at home; two sisters, Mrs. Mary
Waterman of San Francisco, California, and Mrs. Amy Summers of Mt. Vernon,
two brothers Abe Clark of Mt. Vernon and France Clark of San Francisco,
Calif. and 19 grandchildren.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: April 4, 1959
Submitted by Angela Wright