Christ United Methodist Church
Christ United Methodist Church

Joys and Concerns – July 12

Posted on: July 12th, 2017

For confidentiality, some names may not be listed here. Please keep the following individuals and their families in your thoughts and prayers.

 

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Davis Wade Naron was born on July 11 to Torrie and Adam Naron.  He was welcomed home by his big sister Kennedy.

 

RECENT SURGERIES, PROCEDURES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS:

Mary Ann Reder

 

IN SYMPATHY:

Church member Mike Clark, husband of Fran Clark

 

UPCOMING FUNERAL / MEMORIAL SERVICES

Memorial Service for Mike Clark, Thursday, July 13 at 2 pm in our Sanctuary.  Reception to follow.

 

OBITUARIES (By permission of families)

ROBERT MICHAEL (Mike CLARK

Robert Michael (Mike) Clark, age 72, of Fairview, TX, passed away July 4, 2017, at his home, from a short battle with cancer. He was born November 2, 1944, in Ft. Worth, TX to parents G.C. (Mose) and Mary Frances Clark. He was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High in Tyler, TX and St. Mary’s Law School, class of 1970, where he was Editor of the Law Review. Mike was a proud member of Phi Delta Theta and Texas State Bar. After retiring from a long career practicing law, he enjoyed family, hunting, fishing, and boating. He loved life. He loved you if he knew you. He was a man with integrity and held a respect for others that was paramount in his approach to his fellow men and women. He is survived by his wife, Frances M. Clark of Fairvew, TX; Cheri Clark, mother of daughters Christin Clark DeWitt, grandchildren Remy and Cooper DeWitt; Carrie Clark Gillen and husband Ed Gillen, grandchildren Parker, Taylor and Cameron Gillen; son Robert Michael Clark, Jr. and wife Ramsey Clark, and grandson Robert Michael Clark III; sister Cathy Hardy and husband William Hardy; sisters and brothers-in-law James A. Martin, Steve and Carolyn Batchelor, William and Dianne Martin, Jeanne Blasciuc and several nieces and nephews; mother in-law and father in-law Frances and Peter Knickerbocker and many other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, “Mose” Clark, mother Mary Frances Clark; and brother-in-law Thomas Martin. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.