Betty Jean Clark

  • "She was great woman and terrific friend to my mother. Pat..."

BETTY JEAN CLARK (NEE CARLEY) HAMMOND, IN Betty Jean Clark, age 88, of Hammond, IN passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by one son, John (Janet) Clark of Milford, OH; four grandchildren: Lisa (Brian) O 'Brien of Highland, IN, Sheryl (Mark) Kozy of Munster, IN, Brent (Julie) Clark of Waynesville, OH, Staci (Dan) Meyer of West Chester, OH; 10 great grand children: Natalie, Nina, Tim, Trenton, Tanner, Lauren, Mitchell, Denham, Matthew and Elizabeth; and one brother, William Carley of Peoria, Illinois. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Orville D. Clark, parents, Samuel F. and Mildred Carley; and daughter, Gaye L. Gruhler. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at the Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond, (Hessville), IN on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Eric Kleinschmidt officiating. Friends are invited to meet with the family at the Bocken Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Betty was born in Hammond, IN on August 22, 1925; she was a graduate of Hammond High School and went on to marry the love of her life Orville D. Clark in 1944. Betty held several different administrative positions and retired from the Vail Rubber Company. She was a beloved member of the community and donated her time frequently to those less fortunate. In her later years, moved to the Cincinnati area, resided at the New England Club, was a member of the Red Hatter's Club and was voted Queen of her Chapter for several years. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to your preferred charity. For further information please contact Bocken Funeral Home 219-844-1600 or

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Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, IN 46363
(219) 844-1600
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Published in The Times from July 20 to July 21, 2014
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