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Georgia Mae Clark

February 22, 1927 August 10, 2018
Georgia Mae Clark
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Georgia Clark, 91, of Ames, formally of Winnesboro, Louisiana passed away August 10, 2018. Visitation will be 9 AM Friday, August 17th at the River of Life Church, Winnesboro, Louisiana, with a burial in the Coax Cemetery at 10 AM.
Georgia Mae Clark was born on February 22, 1927 in Baskin, Louisiana, the daughter of Garnel and Essie (Phillips) Southern. She married Dale Clark Sr. in 1947. In 1950, they moved to Ames while Dale attended Iowa State College. After graduating in 1954, they moved to Schaller, Iowa. While living in Ames from 1968 until 1985, Gerogia enjoyed working seasonally with her husband in the research plots at Ames Seed Farms. They also traveled to Brazil to teach the farmers how to grow popcorn seed. Georgia loved her grandchildren most; she spent many years traveling to celebrate milestones in their lives.
Georgia raised their six children and in her spare time enjoyed volunteering with Good Samaritan. In 2010, she received her 20 years of service award. She also worked many years in the church nursery at River of Life Church, The Food Bank of Winnesboro, LA and visiting friends and helping out where and when she could. Georgia touched many lives over the years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dale (1989); one granddaughter, Angela Mae and four brothers. Georgia is survived by six children, Peggy (Ted) Sterling, Kelley, IA, Dale Jr (Patricia) Clark, Ankeny, IA, Harry (Deb)Clark, Huxley, IA, Pamela West Ames, IA, Anita (Doug) Horak, Anamosa, IA, Bob (Sharon) Clark, Canton, GA; eighteen grandchildren, Michelle (Matt) Shaeffer, Minnesota, Christina (Clark) Anderson- Iowa, Todd (Denise) Sterling- Missouri, Stacy (Hank) Denton- Iowa, Dena (Jr) Sydnes- Iowa, Marcie (Marty ) Strouse- Iowa, David ( Niki) Clark- Iowa, Melissa Clark, Rhode Island , Dax(Hayley) Clark- Iowa, Gavin (Emily) Clark- Minnesota, Jason (Emily) Kratz- Iowa, Jennifer(Brandon) Burkhart- Iowa, Danielle (Brian) Woerth- Iowa, Alycia (Tom) Maxwell-Iowa, Malorie Clark- Georgia, Scott(Meghan) Clark, California, Samuel Clark- Florida, Spencer ( Neysie) Clark – Florida; 36 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Israel Family Hospice House or River of Life Church, Winnesboro, Louisiana


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