Clark, Billie (May 19, 1916 - March 19, 1941)
Former Douglas Boy Dies at
Douglas Budget - March 27, 1941Many Douglas people remember Billie Clark, who died at a hospital in Worland on Wednesday of last week. He was the son of Mrs. Grace Mecum Clark. He was born in Douglas on May 19, 1916, and attended school here. When still of school age he left with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Clark for Bloomfield, Ia., where he graduated from high school in 1933.
Following the death of his father he returned to Wyoming with Mrs. Clark and his two sisters and for the last six or eight years has made his home in Worland where he was in the employ of the Holly Sugar corporation.
He died following an illness of two weeks in the hospital. Death was attributed to poisoning of the blood stream caused by an abscess found at the end of the windpipe.
Survivors most of whom are names familiar to the older readers of The Budget, are his wife, Ulla Wells Clark; his mother, Mrs. Grace Clark; his grandmother, Mrs. Kate Mecum all of Worland; two sisters, Mrs. Harry E. Jones of Ft. Peck, Mont., and Miss Marian Clark of Worland; four aunts, Mrs. Ray Bower of Worland, Mrs. Argyle Knapp of Ansley, Neb., Mrs. Leon Nellis of Ogden, Utah, and Mrs. Roy Ayres of Bozeman, Mont.