Linda S. Clark

Linda S. Clark

Linda S. Clark, 72, of Anna, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Baptist Health in Paducah.

She was born on Sept. 6, 1947, in Cobden, the daughter of Ethel Louise Kerr. 

She married John E. Clark Sr. on Jan. 14, 1967, in Makanda. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2012.

Mrs. Clark is survived by her son, John E. Jr. (Tammy) Clark of Cobden; a daughter, Lisa (Shane) Murray of Anna; five grandchildren, Stephanie Gibson of Vienna, Sarah (Caleb) Burton of Tamms, Beth Murray of East Cape Girardeau, Jonathan (Chelsea) Murray of Anna, Kimberly (Lloyd) Fox of Anna; 12 great-grandchildren, Camie Jo Clark-Blake, Eyan and Trapper Burton, Mariah and Caleb Gibson, Madison, Maci and Maeleigh Parker, Jon and Jaxon Murray, Sophia and Lily Fox; three brothers, Bill (Pat) Peterman of Florida, Bob Peterman of Simpson and Eddie (Pam) Peterman of Cobden; two sisters, Alice Miller and Joyce Peterman, both of Lebanon, Ill.; many very special nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Ethel Louise and William Peterman; and her husband, John E. Clark Sr.

Mrs. Clark was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Cobden and attended the First Baptist Church in Anna for several years. She loved reading her Bible and attending church. 

She enjoyed traveling and vacationing with her family, and especially going to the shows when they were in Branson, Mo. 

She and her husband John enjoyed going for long drives in the country. She adored spending time with all her family during cookouts and family gatherings. 

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. Interment was in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Lick Creek. 

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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