Rose Clark

Posted Online: Feb. 22, 2013, 7:19 pm
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Rose M. Clark, 76, Joplin, Mo., formerly Fulton, died Feb. 20, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bosma-Renkes, Fulton. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is at Fulton Township Cemetery.
She married William Clark Feb. 18, 1965. He died Dec. 21, 2005. She married Edward Wright Sept. 3, 2011.
Surviving are her husband; sons, Mike Shepard, Mitch Shepard, Mark Shepard, Matt Shepard, Bill Clark Jr., and Jeff Clark; 15 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and sisters, Marian Kitchen and Peggy Sue Files.


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