Michael E. Clark

Clark Michael E. Clark, age 63, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Retired Vietnam Veteran of the US Marine Corps. Preceded in death by son Michael Clark Jr., father Charles Hampton, siblings Andrew Clark and Vernette and grandparents John H. and Camille Clark. Survived by loving and devoted wife, Danetta Clark; children, Trystyn, Marcie, Michelle, and Charles; stepsons, Chaz Stamps-Allen and Donovan "Dano" Stamps; mother, Camille Hampton; siblings, Jerry (Joanne) Payne, Nate (Barbara) Clark, Charles (Linda) Hampton Jr., Ricky Hampton, David Hampton, Mark (Nikki) Hampton, Chris Hampton, Betty (Benny) Upchurch, Darlene Berger, and Peggy (Curtis) Owens; uncle, James Clark; aunts, Martha Abbott and Bertha Doughty; mother-in-law, Gwendolyn (Floyd) Shilling; sister-in-law, Dagayla Brown; brothers-in-laws, Peter (Shawn) Brown Jr. and Petro Brown; host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends, including special friends, Jeanette Hugley and Sandra Costa. Homegoing Celebration 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Rd. Pastor Kenneth E. Moore Sr. officiating. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment Glen Rest Estates. Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 614/444-1GOD (1463). Monique L. Smoot, Funeral Director www.SMOOTFUNERAL.com

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Smoot Funeral Services
1166 Parsons Ave. Columbus, OH 43206
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 26, 2013