A retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 43 years, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was 88, a native and resident of East Baton Rouge Parish, and a U.S. Army
veteran. Visiting at Hall's Celebration Center, 9348 Scenic Hwy., on Thursday, May 15, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with family hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visiting at Mount Zion First Baptist Church on Friday, May 16, from 9 a.m. until service at 11 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Rene Brown. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens. Survived by his wife, Ethel Mae Smith Clark; daughters, Brenda Clark Guess and Carmen Clark Patrick; sons-in-law, Michael W. Guess and Joseph Patrick Jr.; sister, Charlie Mae Clark Wetherspoon; godchild, David K. Clark Jr.; and grandchildren, Jessica Josette Patrick, Joseph George-Michael Patrick and Jayla Leigh Patrick. Preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Mable Banks Clark; brother, John Wesley Clark; and sisters, Juantia Patterson, Rosa Belle Clark Jenkins and Julia Clark Daniels. He was a graduate of McKinley High School Class of 1943 and attended Southern University. Special thanks to Feliciana Home Health -West, Dr. Rani Whitfield and staff, and Dr. Steven Kelly and staff. Services entrusted to Hall Davis & Son Funeral Home, (225) 778-1612. Please sign the guestbook at www.hallsinc.net.