It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Jean Parker Clark, age 94, of Decatur, AL. Mrs. Clark was born on June 19, 1925 in Pulaski, TN to the late William Gilbert and Sarah Louise Owen Parker. She passed away on April 22, 2020, in Decatur, surrounded by her loving family.
Jean was a native of Bugtussle Hollow in Lincoln County, TN. She was a graduate of the Boonshill School and attended McBurg Methodist Church, where she was a proud member of the Sonshine Girls. Mrs. Clark worked as a seamstress for Serbin and retired from Fafnir Company in Pulaski. Jean was a member of the Woodmen of the World and the McBurg home demonstration club.
Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Clark (Don) Fairbanks of Decatur; grandchildren, Everett Ray (Mireille) Pruitt, Michelle Pruitt (Danny) Johnson, Stephanie McFadden Westbrook; Wendy (Todd) Fentress, and Jonathan (Meredith) Fairbanks; great-grandchildren, Brittany Pruitt (Alex) North, Krissy Pruitt, Payton (Allie) Westbrook, Kaleb Westbrook, Malyah Westbrook, Dylan McAfee, Leah McAfee, Nathan Johnson, Macey Johnson, Caitlin (Allen) Schiehl, Carly Fairbanks, Graycen Fairbanks, Turner Fentress, Tyde Fairbanks, and Harper Fairbanks; and great-great-grandchildren, Thomas North, Tanner North, Izebella Appleton, Madelynn Westbrook, Marlee Schiehl, and Bennett Schiehl.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, James Everett Clark; daughter, Diane Clark Pruitt; and a brother, Billy Parker.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no public gathering at this time. A private family service will be held with Bro. Mark Brown officiating and burial in Wright’s Cemetery. The family invites you to share memories at higginsfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McBurg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 714, Frankewing, TN 38459, Wright’s Cemetery Fund, c/o Sheri Davis, 284 Red Oak Road, Petersburg, TN 37144, or Hospice of the Valley Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 2745, Decatur, AL 35602.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Jean Parker Clark.