Lavern Clark was born in Myrtle, Missouri on March 11, 1936, to Willie and Ora (Harbison) Wisehart and departed this life on February 6, 2023. She was married to Boyd Clark on December 12, 1954. Lavern and Boyd had four children Mike Clark, Kim Bridges, Jason Clark, and Eric Clark.
Lavern was an active member of the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church and was a devoted Christian serving as a Sunday school teacher to many of the church youth. She was actively involved in the Women’s Auxiliary and the church choir.
She was an avid reader and highly respected for her sewing abilities. Many people in the church and community were blessed by her beautiful voice and love of singing.
Lavern was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was loved and respected by many and will be missed by all.
She is survived by her four children Mike, Kim, husband Brock, Jason, and Eric, wife Mandy; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her husband Boyd; six sisters Bernice Cantrell, Eunice Wisehart, Marie Sutton, Eulah Payne, Lucy Hyman and Mary Ruth Wisehart; three brothers in-law Virgil Cantrell, Bob Payne and Irvin Hyman; and one daughter in-law Barbara Clark.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri. Visitation will be Saturday, February 11, from 5-7 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.
Interment will be on Sunday, February 12, 2023, in Byrd Cemetery, Myrtle, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.