Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Mrs. Fannie Badkins Clark of Williamsburg obituary, Virginia Gazette, June 18, 1914

Virginia Gazette, June 18, 1914:
"MRS. FANNIE CLARK - Mrs. Fannie Clark, wife of J. P. Clark, died suddenly of heart trouble at her home on West Francis street Saturday night at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Clark was in her usual health until stricken, having been on the street with her husband just a few minutes before her death. Mrs. Clark was 61 years of age and before her marriage was a Miss Badkins. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. Edward Fox, of Morrisons: Mrs. Clara Fox, of Newport News: Mrs. W. B. Blackburn, of Portsmouth: Mrs. E. J. Harlow, of Littleton, N. C.: Richard Clark, of Portsmouth, and Frank Clark, of this city. Mrs. Pet Allard is her only surviving sister, and R. L. and William Badkins, of this city are brothers. The funeral took place Monday at 2:30 from the Methodist church and was conducted by the pastor, Rev. G. H. Newbury. The pallbearers were J. T. Binns, W. B. Burns, J. E. Hicks, C. F. Rogers, R. C. Lawson and N. R. Proctor. Burial was in Cedar Grove cemetery. There were many pretty floral offerings from relatives and friends."

Virginia Gazette, June 18, 1914:
"CARD OF THANKS - We desire to thank the people of Williamsburg for their sympathy and assistance in our late sad bereavement in the death of wife and mother. J. P. Clark and family."

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