Lottie Idella Clark, 73, of Keokuk, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at St. Vincent's Home in Quincy.
Lottie was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on July 22, 1943, the daughter of Frank and Lottie Logan Haywood. On December 29, 1983, she was united in marriage to Elmer E. Clark in Keokuk. He survives.
A long-time resident of Keokuk, Lottie was a member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and was employed in production at Shellor-Globe in addition to cleaning houses. Lottie enjoyed listening to gospel music and cooking, but what she loved most was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Lottie is survived by her husband Elmer of Keokuk; her sons: James (Lisa) Scott of Kahoka, Missouri; and Travis (Delesia) Clark of Hamilton, Illinois; her daughters: Connie Weathers of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Jenny (Johnnie) Williams of Beebe, Arkansas; her step-children: Lenny (Beatrice) Clark of Hannibal, Missouri; and Antoinette (Travis) Troy of Huston, Texas; her brother Raymond Haywood of Hot Springs, Arkansas; her sisters: Fannie Hill of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and Marquerite McClinton of Boston, Massachusetts. Other survivors include sixteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and two special friends: Johnna Lambert and Norma Jean Bradley.
Lottie is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and four sisters.
A Homegoing Celebration will be held Twelve (NOON) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at First Christian Church in Keokuk, with Pastor J.T. Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Keokuk National Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday after 3 PM with family meeting friends from 6 to 8 PM at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Centers at 917 Blondeau Street.
Memorials may be directed to Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Keokuk.
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Elmer, I'm sorry to see the new of your wife's passing. I wish the best for you and family, take care of your self. I just want to say you one of the most kindest person I've ever been around, enjoy the rest of your days... more
Della was the best friend that I could of ever had.We became close friends when I came back to Pilgrim Rest 7 years. I visited Della every day and talked to her everyday. I loved hearing her southren draw of her voice a... more
My favorite memory of sister Della as I have always known her as was the first time I ever saw her in person. I started going to Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church three years ago and I always heard them ask to keep her in our ... more