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Mae S. Clarke, 89, of Morganton, passed away in her sleep Saturday, February 21, 2015 at her residence.
Mae was born in Burke County on May 25, 1925 to the late Russell L. and Bertie Saunders Suttles. She was a Beautician at Broughton Hospital, with whom she retired after thirty years of dedicated service. Prior to the onset of declining health, she attended Way of the Cross Baptist Church in Morganton. She enjoyed cooking, but most of all, she loved the Lord and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Clarke and wife Patricia; a sister, Hazel Busic; two grandsons, Joe Clarke and wife Marley and J.R. Clarke, all of Morganton; and eight great grandchildren.
A graveside funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Burke Memorial Park with Pastor Richard Ellington officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton.
John 14:6 - Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkseymorganton.com.