Doyle Clark 1931 - 2010 Alton, Ill.
Funeral services for Doyle Clark, 79, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Deliverance Temple COGIC, 1125 E. Sixth St., Alton, Ill.
Mr. Clark died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Christian Northeast Hospital after a brief illiness.
He was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Shaw, Miss., the son of James Clark and Lillie B. Tyler Clark.
Mr. Clark worked for the Alton School District for many years, and several local food chains stores. He later owned and operated the Clark Service Station. All of his life, he loved and played music for various churches.
He married LueVern March of Medon, Tenn., on June 5, 1955, in Hollandale, Miss. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include seven daughters, Myra Jones, Yvonne Clark, Rose Mary Clark and Barbara Tubbs and husband Michael, all of Lawrence, Kan., and Gwen Roberts and husband Joseph, Shrylene Langston and husband Jesse, and Anna Clark, all of Alton; four sons, Leroy of Kansas City, Kan., Ronnie and wife Crissie of Lawrence, Lonnie and wife Jeannie of Flint, Mich., and Doyle Jr. and wife Amber of Oceola, Fla.; 32 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Survivors also include two brothers, Philemon and Lloyd Jean, both of Lawrence; and eight sisters, Lucy Walker of Dallas, Bernice Zachary and husband Acie of St. Louis, Addiest Rouse and husband Alfred of Country Club Hill, Ill., Rosie Mae Shorter of Beatrice, Neb., and Mary Rials, Josephine Galloway, Queen Shorter and husband Collin, and Lillian Cooper and husband Gary, all of Lawrence.
Mr. Clark was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Verna Jean Clark; two grandchildren, Breanna and Mark Clark; two sisters, Ruth Glover and Ollie B. Smith; and six brothers-in-law.
The family will meet friends from 9 a.m. until the service time Tuesday morning at the church.