OBITUARY

Nellie Marie Clark

20 December, 19391 August, 2022
Obituary of Nellie Marie Clark

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Cotten Funeral Home

Nellie Marie Clark, 82, of New Bern, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. Marie was born in Alexander County, North Carolina on December 20, 1939 to the late Clyde Gillen and Nellie Adams Gillen. Marie was a long time member of New Life FWB Church. She loved fishing and shrimping. Her favorite spot was the Outer Banks. She enjoyed hiking and her flower gardens. She was an avid bird watcher and kept a bird record with over 100 different birds on her lifelist. Marie loved her family and cared for them throughout her lifetime. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother. She will be truly missed by all those who had the honor to know and love her. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Mahan “MW” Walter Clark, daughter, Carol Clark, grandchildren; David Wayne Nelson and his wife, Anna, and Ashley Marie Nelson Knox and her husband, John, great grandchildren; Zoe Nelson, Stella Nelson and Clark Nelson, Fiona Knox, and one on the way, brothers; Conrad Gillen and his wife, Pam, Randy Gillen and his wife Cheryl, and Carl Gillen, and two sisters; Virginia Inez Lilly and Helen Gillen. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her daughter, Brenda Mae Clark Nelson. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Cotten Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at Croatan Presbyterian Church located at 6375 US Hwy 70 E, New Bern on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM. She will be laid to rest following the service at Greenleaf Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences can be made to www.cottenfuneralhome.com. Cotten Funeral Home is honored to serve the family and friends of Marie Clark.

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