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Mary Evelyn McClure Clarke

Obituary Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mary Evelyn McClure Clarke, age 70, of Clarkesville, Ga. passed away October 25, 2016 at the Habersham Medical Center. She was born in Pompano Beach Florida January 26, 1946 the daughter of the late Alvin Turner McClure and Lillian Irene Glenn McClure.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Proudfoot

Mrs. Clarke was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Clarkesville, Ga. where she was also a church volunteer. She was employed with the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Florida Department of Corrections, Light House Bank, and the US Forrest Service. She was a member of the Eastern Star 480 in Cornelia, The Daughters of The King, The VFW Auxiliary, the Elks Auxiliary and the DAV Auxiliary. She was also a Red Hatter and a Counter Elector.

She is survived by her husband Kenneth Clarke of Clarkesville, Ga.; five sons, Wade Proudfoot, Chris Clarke, Richard Clarke, Shawn Clarke, Devin Clarke; one brother, Mark Charles McClure; one sister, Linda Phillips; Sixteen Grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday October 28, 2016 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Beck Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be1:00 PM Saturday October 29, 2016 at Chapel of Beck Funeral Home with Priest Sam officiating. Interment will follow in the VFW Cemetery in Cornelia, Ga.

The family ask in Lieu of flowers donations be made to Grace Calvary Episcopal Church P.O Box 490 Clarkesville, Ga. 30523. 

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

Funeral Date
10/29/2016 at 1:00PM
Funeral Home
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South , Clayton 30525