Priscilla Mae Stroup Clarke



Mrs. Priscilla Mae Stroup Clarke, of Wallace, NC, died on April 11, 2017 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Wallace United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Bobby Tyson. A private family burial will follow the services at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Wallace United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, James R. Clarke of Colorado Springs, CO and her daughter, Connie Clarke Beringer and husband Myrle of Wallace, NC, grandchildren, Clarke F. Beringer and wife Jeri Lynne of Wallace, NC, Paul R. Clarke of Colorado Springs, CO, Melissa Beringer Harris and husband Chris of Goose Creek, SC and Lisa Clarke Devore and husband Kevin of Denver, CO, great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Paige Beringer, Russell C. Harris, Conner C. Beringer, Landen M. Beringer, Brianna M. Carr, Hannah G. Carr, Lailyn F. Carr, J. C. Carr and Coen J. Devore.

She was born on October 31, 1921 in Jasper County, IN to the late Alonzo Franklin and Lillie Timmons Stroup. She is also predeceased by her husband, Colonel Russell C. Clarke and her daughter-in-law, Susan Clarke.

Mae was a devoted member of Wallace United Methodist Church. She loved sewing and was an excellent seamstress. She loved to paint ceramics, crochet and cook. She was a devoted Air Force wife and was known as a “world traveler”.

Casket Bearers will be Jimmy Dunn, Henry Campbell, Dennis Young, Marshall Epps, Mike Scronce and Brad Carter. Honorary Casket Bearers are John Thornhill and Robert Matthews.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Mrs. Clarke’s memory to Wallace United Methodist Church, 303 South College Street, Wallace, NC 28466 or Kingdom Builders, 1504 N. Norwood Street, Wallace, NC 28466.

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