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Jean Elizabeth (Bates) Clark

February 25, 1924 ~ December 16, 2017 (age 93)

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Jean Elizabeth Bates Clark, 93, of Gallipolis, passed away, at 1:00 am on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her residence. Born February 25, 1924, in Oak Hill, to the late Merrill and Justina Elizabeth Bowman Bates. She was a Holzer School of Nursing Graduate.  She retired in 1988 after 27 years of service being a nurse for the Gallipolis City Schools. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Ohio School Nurses Association, Chapter #283 of the Ohio Eastern Star, the Pembroke Club, the Grace United Methodist Church Threads Sowing Club, and she also loved to quilt.

Jean is survived by her granddaughter, Christine (Brian) Thiel, of Marysville, Ohio, a son-in-law, Tommie D. Vaughn, of Gallipolis, and a half-sister, Sharon Crabtree, of Oak Hill, Ohio.

In addition to her parents Jean is preceded in death by her husband, Neal B. Clark, whom she married on February 22, 1948, in Oak Hill, and preceded her on January 18, 2006, a son, Joe Neal Clark on December 16, 2003, a daughter, Nancy J. Vaughn on November 23, 2016, and a grandson, Brian Neal Vaughn.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 Noon in the Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. Ray Kane and Rev. Bob Powell will officiate and interment will follow in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7 on Tuesday at the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis, and 1 hour prior to the service at the Church. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
December 19, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cremeens Funeral Chapel, Gallipolis
75 Grape St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631

Visitation
Wednesday
December 20, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
600 2nd Ave
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2017

12:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
600 2nd Ave
Gallipolis, OH 45631


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