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Calvern E. Clark, 94

JAN. 17, 1918-SEPT. 11, 2012

September 11, 2012

Calvern Elwood "C.E." Clark, 94, of Hedgesville, W.Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born Jan. 17, 1918, in the Spruce Pine Hollow section of Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ernest Willard and Virgie Viola Michael Clark.

He was a member of Victory Tabernacle in Hedgesville. He attended Mount Trimble School and Bath District High School. Mr. Clark served with the U.S. Army during World War II and worked with both Victor Products and Gichner, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. He had also worked as a carpenter with Jim Unger. He enjoyed woodworking and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Norma Catherine Risinger Clark, at home; four sons, Tex Phillip Clark, Donald Willard Clark, Joseph Calvern Clark and Dennis William Clark, all of Hedgesville; three daughters, Beulah Marie Millner and Lola Mae Hiles, both of Berkeley Springs, and Connie Sue Wilson of Hedgesville; two brothers, Ward Leo Clark of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Ernest Willard "Junior" Clark Jr. of Berkeley Springs; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Iva Almonia Rankin Mason; and three brothers, Chester Perkins Clark, Sylvester Sherwood Clark and Irvin Clark.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Victory Tabernacle, Victory Lane and WV Route 9 (11 miles East of Berkeley Springs), Hedgesville, with Pastor Carl Clark officiating. Interment with graveside military honors provided by the Tri-State Honor Guard will be at Snyder's Bible Church Cemetery in Hedgesville.

The family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour before the service Friday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union St., Berkeley Springs.

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