Fern O. Clark, age 95, of Westphalia, formerly of Belle passed away peacefully, Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Westphalia Hills.
Fern was born on March 27, 1919, in Vienna, a daughter to the late Oliver and Viola (Honse) Hopkins.
On December 6, 1941 in St. Louis, Fern was united in marriage to Rudy F. Clark, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1996.
Fern and her husband owned and operated several business' including a farm, restaurant, service station, and laundry mat. She also owned and operated Clark's Machine Quilting in Belle along with a shoe store and was a cook for the Maries County School.
Fern enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, quilting and visiting with people.
Fern is survived by: one son, Edward Clark of Kimberling City; one daughter, Brenda Clark of Jefferson City; a granddaughter-in-law, Misty Clark; four great grandchildren, Lance and Macie Clark, and Eric and Andrew Phillips; three sisters, Evelyn Mosier of Hermann, Donna Backues of Vienna, and Leslie Tackett of Vienna; a family friend, Donna Webster of Jefferson City; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband of 54 years, Fern was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Bette Clark and a grandson, Todd Clark.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. Funeral Services will follow at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Dean Catlett officiating. Interment will be held at the Liberty Cemetery near Belle.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Missouri Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann's Chapel, Belle, MO. (859-3712)