Betty Clark

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

SIKESTON — Betty Jane Clark, 89, died Aug. 27, 2019, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston.

Born Jan. 13, 1930, in New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late Seibert and Alice Lewis Wescoat.

On March 14, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., she married Edward Arlene Clark, who survives of Cape Girardeau.

Other survivors include: six daughters and four sons-in-law, Terry and Lindell Eakins of Sikeston, Sherry and James Bonner Jr., Melanie Stinson and Jane and Kenny Yates of Sikeston and Jean and Robert Medlock and Beth Borton of New Madrid; one daughter-in-law, Janet Clark of Poplar Bluff; one brother, John Wescoat of New Madrid; one sister, Joan Smith of La Forge; and 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Bruce Clark; one son-in-law, Ralph Borton; two brothers; four sisters; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

A graveside service was at 11 a.m. Aug. 30 in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid with Jeremy Jackson officiating.

Pallbearers were: Christopher Padilla, Caleb Stinson, Gabriel Stinson, Joey Higgerson, Thomas Higgerson, Elias Borton, Hunter Borton, and Jared Yates.

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