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Daily Press
January 12, 1989

LILLIAN B. CLARKE

HAMPTON – Lillian Brosier Clarke died Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.

A native of Suffolk, she had been a resident of the Peninsula for more than 50 years.

She retired from the Hampton Public School system after 42 years. She graduated from Hampton University and was a member of the National Hampton University Alumni Association. She founded the Hampton Day Care Center.

She was a member of First Baptist Church King Street where she served in the Senior Church Aid Club and the Women’s Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; the Retired Teachers Association (Hampton); the Association of M.I.A.s.; the Democratic Women’s Club; Hampton City Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs; the American Association of University Women; Alpha Wives; the Order of the Eastern Star, Tidewater Chapter No. 24; and a lifemember of NAACP.

Survivors include a foster daughter, Lillian H. Peterson of Miramar, Fla.; a son, M.I.A. Maj. George W. Clarke Jr.; and a sister, Therese B. Williams of Suf folk.

A memorial service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in Smith Bros. Funeral Home by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

A funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church King Street by the Rev. Solomon Wesley. Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

The body will be placed in the church at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Delta Beta Lambda Scholarship Fund of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Hampton Day Care Center.

Smith Bros. Funeral Home is in charge.

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Daily Press
January 13, 1989

LILLIAN B. CLARKE

HAMPTON – Lillian Brosier Clarke, founder of the Hampton Day Care Center, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.

A native of Suffolk, she had been a resident of the Peninsula for more than 50 years and graduated from Hampton University where she was a member of the alumni association. She was also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the American Association of University Women.

She retired from the Hampton public school system after 42 years and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Hampton.

She was a member of First Baptist Church King Street where she served in the Senior Church Aid Club and the Women’s Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Tidewater Chapter No. 24.

Mrs. Clarke was an active member of the Association of M.I.A.s., the Democratic Women’s Club, Hampton City Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Alpha Wives, and a lifemember of NAACP.

Survivors include a foster daughter, Lillian H. Peterson of Miramar, Fla.; a son, Maj. George W. Clarke Jr., Missing-In-Action; and a sister, Therese B. Williams of Suffolk.

A memorial service will be held from 7 to 8 tonight in Smith Bros. Funeral Home by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

A funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church King Street by the Rev. Solomon Wesley. Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in church at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Delta Beta Lambda Scholarship Fund of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Hampton Day Care Center.

Smith Bros. Funeral Home is in charge.

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