November 20, 1997
JESSIE J. CLARK
NEWPORT NEWS – Jessie J. Clark, 73, wife of the late John W. Clark Jr., departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, at Sentara Hampton General Hospital. She was a native of Louisburg, N.C., and had been a Newport News resident for many years. She was a member of First United Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Vernon Nicholas of Fort Washington, Md.; two daughters, Diana Perry Conyers of Oxon Hill, Md., and Maxine B. Taylor of Newport News; uncle, Dennis Hawkins of Louisburg, N.C.; and four half-sisters, three half-brothers, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 21, at noon at First United Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Samuels. Viewing will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Family and friends are to assemble at 708 28th St. by 11:15 a.m. on Friday.