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Joyce Jeanine Clark

August 10, 1955June 17, 2016

Joyce Jeanine Clark, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born in Beaumont, Texas, August 10, 1955 to John Jake West and Mary Robinson West. Joyce moved to Manitou Springs and attended Manitou Springs High School where she graduated in 1973. She worked with her mother at West’s Finish Candy Shop, Ray’s A & W and attended Adam’s State College. Later in life, she was a paraprofessional at Manitou Springs Elementary and Mitchell High School where she touched many lives and truly enjoyed her work with students. Family and friends were extremely important to her. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother with an infectious smile and larger than life character. She enjoyed vacationing in Grand Lake, Colorado, taking the boat on the lake, fishing, riding the side-by-side and spending time with her family. The last few years she was plagued with many medical issues. She was forced to be stronger and tougher than she ever needed to be. The memories and moments spent with family and friends helped her along the way. She is survived by her devoted husband of 41 years, Doug Clark; loving children, Jacob Douglas Clark, Melissa (Philip) Delich; precious grandchildren Olivia and Cooper Delich; brother Stanley Coral; as well as a host of wonderful family and friends. The memorial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, 1005 Hancock Expressway 80903, on Friday June 24, 2016 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Colorado Springs Human Society, 610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and/or University of Colorado Hospital Foundation Kidney Fund Attn: Deidre Ellis UCH Transplant Center 1635 Aurora Court, MS F-749 Aurora, CO 80045. Arrangements under the direction of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Service, Colorado Springs, CO.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, June 24, 2016

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Heidi Kane

July 15, 2016

Dear Missy and family,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Thinking of you,
Heidi Kane

Ed,Patricia,Stirling Earley

June 25, 2016

Cousin Doug, Missy and Jake I remember Joyce as having a positive and fun attitude at family functions. She had a great personality and at the same time always genuine . My family would like to express our heart felt sorrow during this time of bereavement. You are in our thoughts and prayers .

Casie Corll-Payne

June 24, 2016

Aunt Joyce you are going to be deeply missed. You have made our life so rich and full of love. I'm so blessed to have you as my aunt and for all the love you gave us all. I know your with Grandma now and smiling down on us. My heart goes out to my uncle Doug and family. Aunt Joyce your always in my heart. I love you.

June 23, 2016

The memories made with your wonderful mom will be with you for a lifetime and beyond.Hugs & much love to you and your beautiful family...we will share some special time very soon! pam & kent

June 23, 2016

Doug, Missy and family, Jake

Aunt Juanita and I send our deepest love and condolences during this very tender time. She will always be a very wonderful lady remembering her life with grace and love. Leslie, Ron, Keesha and Juanita

Barbara Andrews

June 23, 2016

I remember many years working with Joyce at Mitchell HS. She was always positive about life and people.

Sue Gallivan

June 22, 2016

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna-Gary Frase

June 22, 2016

Doug, My condolences to you and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Peggy Johnson

June 22, 2016

Dear Missy and family,
Mitch and I are sad about the loss of your sweet mother. We both have memories of your teaching job at Aragon and your Mom coming to help and visit your classroom. Memories are soo important.
Sincerely,
Mitch and Peggy Johnson

Renee Gagnon

June 22, 2016

I will remember your wonderful sense of humor Joyce. I love Missy and Phil and your beautiful grandchildren. You will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY