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Alice Ione Clark

Age 79, of New Haven, KY

Alice Ione Clark

Alice Ione Edlin Clark, Lyons Station, age 79 died at home on Saturday March 7, 2015.

She was a member of Rolling Fork Christian Church, she was very active with the Democratic Party, a KY Colonel, a member of the Larue County Home Makers, she won Laure County Mother of the Year, and she retired from Houchins in Elizabethtown. 

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Rodman Edlin and Nannie Artie Maddox Edlin, her husband John Ernest Clark, her siblings, Margaret Frey, Hester Head, Juanita Woods, Tommy Edlin, Bevin Edlin and Albert Edlin.

We mourn the life of Alice Clark, but Celebrate the life of Granny. She was a caregiver and food preparer by trade; but a Granny by divinity.

As Christians, we are called to live our life as Christ lived His.  We are to serve as Christ served. Granny fed the hungry, provided shelter to the uncovered. She gave to those who were not given anything. Granny loved those who otherwise were not loved.  Alice Clark was Everyone’s Granny.  The world lost a woman, but Heaven gained a Granny.

She is survived by (5) daughters, Donna (Ramey) Pottinger, Jill (Jim) Carrico all of New Haven, Rhonda (Ron) Knapp of Lexington, Tammy (Billy) Barrell, Richmond and Theresa (Phil) Eagan of VA Beach, VA.,  (12) grandchildren, (3) great grandchildren and (2) siblings, Pearl (Ken) Smith , Louisville and Walter Edlin of Waterford WI
. Many nieces and nephews also survive. 

Funeral Service for Alice Ione Clark be held on Wednesday, 10 am, March. 11, 2015 at the Rolling Fork Christian Church in Lyons Station, with Brother Tim Underhill officiating. Burial will be in the St. Catherine Cemetery in New Haven Kentucky. The casket bearers are, Casey Clark, Quint Pottinger, Devin Barrell, Dillon Barrell, Justin Gray and Ryan Knapp. 

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3 pm-8 pm and on Wednesday morning 8–9:30 am at the Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home in New Haven. 
Memorial contributions may be may to St. Jude Childrens Hospital or American Heart Association. 

Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Friends may go online to leave a condolence at www.jlgfuneralhome.com for the family.

 

 

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