Delphia Lee Clark
Delphia Lee Clark
May 10, 2013
Delphia Lee Clark, 87, of Littleville, formerly of Franklin County, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Colbert Memorial Chapel. Officiating at the service will be Bro. Josh Miller, Hershell Lindsey and Lowell Humphres. Burial was in Colbert Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Clark served her Lord faithfully for 63 years as a member of Tharptown Baptist Church. During those 63 years, she taught Sunday school for children and adults. Delphia taught elementary school in Lauderdale and Franklin Counties for 40 years. 38 of those were spent teaching third and fourth grades at Tharptown Junior High. She was a member of the Alabama Education Association and the Franklin County retired Teachers Association and the Alpha Delta Kappa Education sorority. Spending time with her family was one of her greatest joys in life.
She also enjoyed reading and traveling to many different places in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii. She was an avid Alabama fan and enjoyed watching Alabama football and basketball. She was loved by all she met and never met a stranger. She was known for her friendliness, generosity and giving to others.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Clark; father, Grover C. Lindsey; mother, Nancy Ann Lindsey; sisters, Earline Humphries, Ruth Clements and Shirley Smith; great niece, Donna Gail Preston.
She is survived by her brother, Hershell Lindsey, and his wife, Mary, of Leeds; nieces and nephews, Glenn Humphres, Lowell Humphres, Mary Ann James, Donna Thigpen, Nelda Preston, Deborah Beason, Janet Snyder, Russell Smith, Rachel Meads, Nancy Howell and Pam Key. She is also survived by great nieces and nephews, Beth Hill, Brandi Shewbart, Chris James, Mitzi May, Jimmy, Samuel, and John Thigpen, Eric Preston, Caleb and Rebekah Beason, Amy Snyder, Jon and Lindsey Meads, Emily and Timothy Howell; special great nieces and nephews are Sadie Beth, Bradie Kate, Griffin, Sophie, Chandler, Macie, Parker and Spencer.
Pallbearers were Chris James, Jimmy Thigpen, Samuel Thigpen, John Thigpen, Caleb Beason, and Eric Preston. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Tharptown Baptist Church.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors and nurses in the ICU and the sixth floor of ECM Hospital.