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Hester Lewis Clark
1914 - 2016

Hester Lewis Clark, 101, passed away Sunday, June 26, at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock.

Visitation will be held from 12 until 1:30 p.m. today in the chapel at Dutton Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Neal officiating.

Graveside services will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Hester was born on Nov. 8, 1914, to Dempsey Daniel Lewis and Bertha McAdams Lewis, in Pollok, Angelina County. She lived for many years in Chillicothe, Iowa Park, and Lubbock. She was married to Fred Allen Clark Sr. for over 50 years. She enjoyed reading and on the start the first day of the New Year she would read the Bible daily and would finish it by the end of the year, and did this for many consecutive years. She was a member of Bacon Heights Baptist Church of Lubbock for 26 years and was also a member of the Sonshiner Choir. In addition to reading, her interests included church activities, travel, craft work, music, and cooking. She enjoyed poetry, and quoted many poems from memory to family members. She also enjoyed singing in choirs and for family members. After her children were grown, she worked for the Iowa Park Independent School District and retired after 15 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three sons, F. A. Clark Jr., Dan Clark, and Dennis Clark; a great granddaughter, Amber Clark; four sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Clark, and Betty Clark Flournoy of Lubbock; a sister, Oleta McCubbin of Wichita Falls; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 32 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

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