(Died April 24, 2012 at his farm at 5546 Alliance Road in Marianna, Florida)
John Lee. Clark, 74, of Marianna died Tuesday April 24, 2012.
John Lee Clark, was born on January 11, 1938 in Kingsland, Camden County, Georgia .He retired as an Associate Warden from the Federal Correctional Institution in Marianna, Florida.
He loved his family .Some of his favorite pastimes were gardening, working on his farm and land and fishing. He enjoyed going to St.George Island in Florida and surf fishing.He enjoyed planting a big garden every year and canning his hot peppers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Clinton Clark and Martha Elizabeth (Musick) Clark of Waycross, Ware County, Georgia two brothers, James Clinton Clark and Arthur Clyde Clarkand four sisters, Edna Ruth (Clark) Halstead, Alice Lucille (Clark) _____, Margery Elizabeth (Clark)_____, Betty Joan (Clark) Wildes.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Annette (Beverly) Clark of 54 years; 2 sons, John Christopher "Chris" Clark of Graniteville, South Carolina and Jay Jay Patrick Clark of Marianna, Florida. Two daughters, Jill (Clark) ShulerBristol,Liberty County Florida and Penny Annette (Clark) Alhalaseh of Blountstown,Calhoun County Florida; fourteen grandchildren :Christine,Danielle,Jennifer,Krysti,Derek,Clyde, Cassidy,Stephen,Stephanie,John,,Hannah, Holly and four great-grandchildren; one sister, Era Mae Brown.
Clyde is a foster child Jill (Clark) Shuler
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m.on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the LDS Church in Marianna with Danny Simms officiating. Interment will be in Sink Creek (LDS) Cemetery in the Sink Creek area of Marianna located off of Highway 73.The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday April 26, 2012 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel in Marianna.