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DEXTER - Marilyn Wynonna Clark, age 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 4:20 am on the 18th of June, 2014, while at her home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, following kidney complications.

She was predeceased by her mother and father, Mildred and Carroll Carle; her brother-in-law, Ralph McPhetres; and her sister-in-law, Janice Carle, all of Sangerville, ME; as well as by many beloved in-laws on her husband's side of the family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Gordon L. Clark, whom she enjoyed a very blessed 57 year marriage with. She is also survived by her daughters, Linda Brown and husband, Allen of Corinna, ME and Barefoot Bay, FL; Gail Hall-Brown of Norridgewock, ME, and son, Alan Clark and wife, Julie of Corinna, ME; grandchildren, Misty Hall-Lary and husband, Terrance of St. Albans, ME, Kimberly Brown-Lovley and husband, Jason of Newport, ME, Bobbi Hall-Hoffmann and husband, Gregg of Bolton, MA, Timothy Brown, and Kenneth Clark and wife, Crystal of Corinna, ME; great-grandchildren, Kyle Curtis, Noah Lovley, Nicholas Lovley, Ava Lovley, Jackson Clark, Greelie Hoffmann, Amelia Ludden, Breck Hoffmann, and Sydney Clark; sisters, Irene McPhetres of Barefoot Bay, FL, Jean Lemieux and husband, John, Sheril Peters and husband, Jerald; and brother, Carroll Arthur Carle, all of Sangerville, ME. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly, as well as by many extended family members and friends.

Marilyn will be fondly remembered for her humble spirit, her kind and warm demeanor, and her compassionate and generous heart. She attended Sangerville schools and Industrial Art School. She was active in her church and community, serving as a member of the PTA; was on the Board of Directors for Sangerville Development Corporation in Sangerville, ME, as well as serving as secretary; a Founder of Oaks Manor Senior Citizen Corporation in Sangerville, ME; a member of Grace Bible Church in Sangerville, ME; as well as attending First Baptist Church in Barefoot Bay, FL, health permitting. She was President of Lords and Ladies Organization; was an entrepreneur and business owner and was active in civic affairs.

Marilyn was also well known for her many talents and always enjoyed every minute of whatever she pursued. She was a very gifted artist, interior decorator, excellent seamstress to include work that was selected to be shown in Europe for Guilford Woolens, as well as her home based 50 year passion in architectural design, via floor plans (blueprints) for new home designs, which she loved working on and beside her husband, Gordon. In later years, they loved renovating homes together. Her greatest joy was her family, which she devoted her life to.

The last several years of her life she bravely fought kidney and heart disease along with several other health complications, with the unwavering love, support and care from her husband, Gordon; as well as, the love, prayer and support of her family and friends; the staff at Palm Bay Kidney Center; many doctors and nurses in both Florida and Maine, and through her steadfast faith.

She was a dedicated and loving Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 12th at 2:00 pm, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Bryant Rd., in Dexter, ME, with Pastor Robert Emrich officiating. All are welcome. A family and friend gathering will follow at the home of Alan and Julie Clark, 309 Corinna Center Rd., Corinna, ME.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Palm Bay Kidney Center, located at 220 Medplex Pkwy., Palm Bay FL, 32907.

Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published on  June 25, 2014
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