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Official Obituary of

Sarah Elizabeth Clark

February 19, 1937 ~ January 22, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Sarah Clark Obituary

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:
And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: Whom I shall
see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another.
Job 19:26-27 (KJV)



In sweet peace our beloved, Sarah Elizabeth Clark, was called to eternal rest Sunday, January 22, 2023, while a patient at Atrium Health, Charlotte, North Carolina; and was the daughter of the late Waddell and Elizabeth Staton Coble. Sarah was reared by her grandparents, Lonnie and Dora Billingsley.

Gone from home, Sarah will live in our hearts forever. She was educated in the Stanly County public schools and attended Kingville High School, Albemarle, North Carolina. Sarah was a retired employee of Stanly Knitting Mills, Oakboro, North Carolina and later worked with Dollar General Stores, Oakboro, North Carolina.


Sarah was a life-long, faithful member of Saint Matthews Church of God, Oakboro, North Carolina. There she was a member of the Children of Joy Choir. In her leisure, she enjoyed fishing, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.

A devoted wife, Sarah was married to Albert Eugene Clark, who preceded her in death after sixty years of marriage. In addition to her parents, her brothers: Kenneth Coble and Bernard Coble also preceded her is  death. 


She leaves to cherish loving and fond memories, her children: Reverend Reginald (Lora) Clark, Ronald (Ava) Clark, Roderick Clark, and Kimberlee Clark; grandchildren: Regina Clark, Reginald Clark, Jr., Ronald Tomarcus Clark, and Rakia Clark; great grandchildren: Naomi Clark, L'Oreal Clark, Karson Clark, Kassidy Clark, Olivia Clark and E'lantes Clark; siblings: Dyke Coble, Michael Coble, Donald Coble, Doris Ridenhour, Rosa J Kendall, Audrey (Cletus) Burns, Carol (Vincent) Jackson, Lois Wood, Joy Kitchen, Gale Coble, Tammie Coble, and Tanya Fredrick; sister-in-laws: Leola Clark, Betty Clark and Mattie Clark; special niece, Vivian Little; a host of other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
January 30, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kelsey Funeral Home
217 T. E. White Sr. Dr.
Albemarle, NC 28001

January 31, 2023

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Saints Matthews United Church of God
513 West Eigth St.
Oakboro, NC 28129

Funeral Service
January 31, 2023

12:00 PM
Saints Matthews United Church of God
513 West Eigth St.
Oakboro, NC 28129


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