Abbie Olivia Willis Clark

Abbie Olivia Willis Clark of the Luraville community passed away Thursday, December 21, 2006 at the age of 91. She was a member of the New Harmony United Methodist Church.

She was born and reared in Suwannee County, married H. Frank Clark in 1934, and moved to Mayo in 1943, where they remained while raising a family of six children before returning to Suwannee County after retirement to be near their children.

Having worked out of the home very little, her major career was as a housewife and mother. She would consider nurturing and raising her six children her greatest accomplishment in life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H. Frank Clark; one son, Don Clark, her parents, Levi C. and Nora Wright Willis; and her brother, Lee C Willis.

She is survived by two daughters, Marlene Giese and Marilyn (Vernon) Daughtry, both of Live Oak; three sons, Ronald (Edwina), Wyatt (Charlene), and Wyman (Jeannette), all of Live Oak; one daughter-in-law, Shirley Clark of Branford; one sister, Margaret Clark of Live Oak; 14 grandchildren, and 31 great- grandchildren.

Services for the celebration of her life were held in the chapel of Daniels Funeral Home in Live Oak on Saturday, December 23, 2006 with the Reverends Stan Posey, Kevin Clark and Ken Kleckner III, officiating. Interment followed at the New Harmony United Methodist Church cemetery.

Daniels Funeral Home of Live Oak was in charge of all arrangements.

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