Olene M. Clark
Olene M. Clark
  • August 12, 1930 - March 27, 2017
  • East Ridge, Tennessee

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Olene Clark, 86, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 after an extended illness. She was born in McMinnville, TN, but lived in Chattanooga for 67 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Clark and siblings, Doris Rice, J.D. Martin and Wayne Martin.
Olene was a longtime member of Greens Lake Road Church of Christ. She was a Red Cross volunteer at East Ridge Hospital over 23 years receiving many awards in recognition of her service. She is survived by her children, Cheryl (John) Baugh, Steve (Lisa) Clark, Alan (Barbara) Clark and Denise (Tim) Oakley; nine beloved grandchildren; 7 treasured great-grandchildren; sister, Edwina (Jim) Bailey; brother, Eubert Martin; Sisters-in-law, Vivian Dodson, Luzelle (R.L.) Mason and Norma Martin; many nieces and nephews.
The family will gather at 12:30 PM Friday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road for a funeral service at 1 PM in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jim Lewis and Larry Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Olene respectfully requested no flowers. Memorial contributions are preferred in her name to St. Jude Children's research hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Greens Lake Road Church of Christ food pantry, 1209 Greens Lake Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37412.