February 18, 2009
Lenard Carlos Clark, age 75, died February 16, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle. Services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 2:00 PM with the Rev. John L. Sanders and the Rev. James Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be at Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Mr. Clark was born on March 23, 1933 in Fayette Alabama to the late J.S. and Julie Kelly Clark. He was a member of United Ministries Church. He had been in business since 1958 and was the present owner/operator of Clark Music and Church Supply. He had pastored several churches in this area since the early 60’s. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife June Anne Marshall Clark, one son Benjamin Carlos Clark and seven siblings. Survivors include his wife – Lori Ashmore Clark of Columbus, MS; daughters – Carla Nanette Clark and Dana Wynette Clark both of Columbus, MS; step son – Michael Troy Otts-Clark of Columbus, MS; sister – Ruth Nichols of Columbus, MS; and grandson – Kenneth Clark Oswalt of Columbus, MS. The pallbearers are Todd Dyer, Tim Gregg,, K.C. Oswalt, Phillip White, Melvin Norris and Carl Handley. The honorary pallbearers are Herbert McCoy and Rev. Ocie Salter.