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Kenneth Clark passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at his residence at the age of 93. He was born on September 14, 1929, to Plummer William Clark and Carrie E. Peacock Clark.
He was a Clocksmith by trade. He loved to hunt, fish and anything to do with being outdoors. He loved watching his fruit trees flourish that he planted. He was a jokester and always had a smile on his face. Ones that met him knew that he was a shy man. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his sons, Kenneth Clark Jr, Dale Clark (Diane); sisters, Thelma Smith (Jimmy), Carol June Hall (Dock); brother, Zane Clark; grandchildren, Kenny Joe Higgins (Lacey), Bobbie Carol Smith (Keith), LeAnn Harper, Lloyd McCollum, Dennis McCollum (Jessica), Brandy Berry; great-grandchildren, Hayley Harper, Alisa Harper, Chloe Thaxton, Kaden Thaxton, Brantley Thaxton, Kaitlyn Higgins, Matthew Higgins, Ayden McCollum, Zachary McCollum and great-great-grandchild, Avery Claire Owens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Plummer and Carrie Clark and his wife of fifty years, Frankie June Myers along with his brothers, Billy Earl Clark, Lloyd Earl Clark, and Charles Clark.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 10:00 AM at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery,830 Simpson Hwy 28 W, Pinola MS. There will be visitation from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at the church. Bro. George Owens will officiate the service.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Joe Higgins, Matthew Higgins, Ayden McCollum, Dennis McCollum, Lloyd McCollum and Richard Smith. Honorary bearers will be Zachary McCollum and Kaden Thaxton.
Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall. is an online news website covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.
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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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