Funeral services were held December 7, 2013, at Bassfield Baptist Church in Bassfield, for Mr. Wilfred Clark, age 73 of Bassfield, who passed away on December 5 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Interment followed at the Bassfield Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. Chris Wheeler and Rev. Ken Roberts officiated. Pallbearers were Ronnie Shivers, Earl Buckley, Brad Shivers, Dr. David Bullock, Buddy Redd and Korky Kerley.
Mr. James Wilfred Clark was born on July 3, 1940, in Marion County, MS. He was the son of Obie Clark and Mildred McCain Clark. He attended USM in Hattiesburg and graduated in 1975. He worked as a superintendent with SCCI in Prentiss and Singley Construction for 34 years. He was the principal at Prentiss Christian School from 1975-1982. He was a deacon, Sunday school teacher and member of Bassfield Baptist Church.
Mr. Clark is survived by his wife, Bettye Clark of Bassfield; his daughters, Rhonda Case of Fairhope, AL, and Ellen Rouse of Purvis; his grandchildren, Kristin Rouse, Mary Alice Case and James Clark Case; his sisters, Nelda Smith of Gautier and Voncile Kendrick of Ocean Springs; and his brothers, W.H. Clark of Milton, FL, David Clark and Earl Clark both of Foxworth.
His parents preceded him in death.