Clark, Flora (Andrass) (February 25, 1852 - November 21, 1927)

Mrs. Flora Clark Dies; Illness

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Douglas Budget - November 24, 1927

Mrs. Flora A. Clark, mother of Charles E. Clark, died at the Douglas hospital Monday afternoon after a brief illness. She was taken suddenly ill on Thursday night and gradually sank until the end.

Flora Andrass was born at Searsburg, Vt., February 25, 1852. She moved with her family to Fayetteville, N.Y., in 1855, where she lived until she was 19 years of age, when she was married to Edwin G. Clark of DeRuyter, N.Y. To this union nine children were born, five of whom are living. They are Frank W. of Ogden, Utah, Elizabeth of Utica, N.Y., Mrs. Harry Sidney of Santiago, Calif., Mrs. Z.E. Comstock of Fabans, N.Y., and Charles E. of Douglas. She is also survived by a sister and a brother, Abbie L. Andrass and Edward Adnrass, and six grandchildren.

She affiliated with the Baptist church at Fayetteville when a girl and has been a member of that denomination since that time, being a member of the First Baptist church of Douglas at the time of her death. Mrs. Clark made her home with her son here for the last year.

Funeral services were held at the Hofmann Chapel Tuesday afternoon. Rev. J.F. Ledbetter preached the funeral sermon and Rev. Herbert Webster gave the scriptural readings. Miss Florence Cook sang "Oh, Dry Those Tears," and Mrs. John Slonaker "The End of a Perfect Day." The body, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Clark, was shipped to New Woodstock, N.Y., where burial will be made.

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