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Soraya Clark, 62, of Carterville, Illinois passed away at 8:13 A.M. July 9, 2017 at Landmark Hospital in Cape Giradeau, Missouri. She was born May 9, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to parents, William E. & Gwendolyn (Capps) Quinn. She married Jerry Clark on October 23, 2004.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her husband, Jerry Clark of Carterville, Illinois; 2 sisters, Cynthia Gray of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Diane Wagner and husband, Duane of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 3 sisters-in-law, Linda Brown of Perryville, Missouri, Cathy Clark of Chicago, Illinois, and Tracy Lehr of Marion, Illinois; brother-in-law, Randy Clark and wife, Rose of Anna, Illinois; 3 nieces, Jessica Oakley and husband, Jeremy of Creal Springs, Illinois, Susan Randolph and husband, Ben of Perryville, Missouri, Erica Clark of Anna, Illinois; 3 nephews, Cameron Wagner and wife, KayAnne of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Robert Brown of Perryville, Missouri, and Kaleb Lehr of Marion, Illinois; and several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Don Gray; and an infant brother, Kevin.
Soraya received a bachelors degree in social work at Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduating Magna Cum Laude and worked as a case manager at Shawnee Alliance for seniors until retirement. She was of the Baptist faith and loved her cats, cooking, fishing, and taking care of her flowers. She especially enjoyed traveling on the Harley with her husband. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation: 9:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. Thurday, July 13, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment: Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials: Jefferson County Animal Shelter
Published on July 10, 2017
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