Mart M. Clark Sr.

Mart M. Clark Sr.

Mart M. Clark Sr., 68, of Cobden, died at 2:14 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at the Ray and Kay Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

He was born on Feb. 25, 1948, in Anna, the son of Hubert Richard and Evelene Clutts Clark.

He married Lucille “Lucy” Newman on March 15, 1968, in Cobden.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lucy Clark of Cobden; three children, Mart Clark Jr. of Cobden, Melissa (Steve) Glidden of Metropolis and Richard Clark of Cobden; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert (Marty) Clark of Cobden; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969 during Vietnam.

Funeral services for Mr. Clark were at noon Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden, with Bruce Pitts officiating. Interment was in the Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Lick Creek.

Graveside military rites were conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard military honors team of Marion.

Memorials can be made to Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

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

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