Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations

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Sophia Lee Clark

July 25, 1961January 4, 2020
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Sophia Lee Anneblo Clark, 58, of Connelly Springs, passed away January 4, 2020 at Asheville Specialty Hospital.

Sophia was born July 25, 1961 in Catawba County, and is the daughter of the late David and Mary Storey Anneblo. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Icard.

Sophia is survived by her sons, Timothy Cook and Daniel Cook; daughter, Elizabeth Bibey and husband Joshua; brothers, David “Super” Anneblo and wife GloriaGene, Joseph “Buddy” Anneblo; sister, Mary Ann Anneblo; grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Ashton Cook, Serenity Cook, Daniel Cook Jr., Hunter Gauge Cook, Maidson Cook, Jace Bibey and Vada Bibey; best friends, David and Linda Clark and family.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, January 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Catawba Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Earls officiating. Burial to follow at Catawba Memorial Park.

Before the service, visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com.

The family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.


  • David Anneblo, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Storey Anneblo, Mother (deceased)
  • Timothy Cook, Son
  • Daniel Cook, Son
  • Elizabeth Bibey (Joshua), Daughter
  • Mary Ann Anneblo, Sister
  • David "Super" Anneblo (GloriaGene), Brother
  • Joseph "Buddy" Anneblo, Brother
  • Ashton Cook, Grandchild
  • Serenity Cook, Grandchild
  • Daniel Cook Jr., Grandchild
  • Hunter Gauge Cook, Grandchild
  • Maidson Cook, Grandchild
  • Jace Bibey, Grandchild
  • Vada Bibey, Grandchild
  • David Clark (Linda Clark and Family), Special Friend

  • American Cancer Society


  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2020
  • A Celebration of Life Service Friday, January 10, 2020


Sophia Lee Clark

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RJ Meyerhoffer

January 10, 2020

I love you. I always did. You were always so kind to me, even in the darkest of times. You always had a positive energy and light that just simply made people feel better. You inspired me to be a better human being and I thank you for that. Rest in peace dear friend. I will never forget you.

Jeremy and Elizabeth Bibey

January 10, 2020

All I can remember of Sophia from every time I got the chance to spend time with her is how much she always lit up the room with her presence and was always dressed to impress. I'm glad my wife got the chance to meet her at least once, and she'll definitely be missed whenever we visit NC. Rest in peace.

Michelle Kennedy

January 10, 2020

When I seen her obituary, my heart sank in two. A lot of my childhood was spent over at her house. She always made sure to make me feel welcome and loved as one of her own. It’s been years since I’ve talked to her or Elizabeth, but I hope to get back into contact soon. Sending my deepest condolences and prayers for this family during this hard time. May God bring you peace, comfort, and love.

Lori Harris

January 10, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting Sophia through the friendship of my daughter and her daughter. Immediately, I could tell she was a wonderful person, so happy and full of life. She had so much love her for her family and especially her grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all.

Davina Griffin

January 10, 2020

I've known her for many years. Even though she is not blood she was always family to me. She always was upbeat and cheerful. Sophie truly made the best of her life and lived it to the fullest. My last memory of her was 9/21/19 when she came to my wedding reception. She was beautiful as always! She was dancing and having the time of her life. Sophie was an inspiration to many that knew her. Your memory will live on Sophie.....


January 10, 2020

Although for me it was a friendly acquaintance at a distance, I have always had a great esteem for dear Sophia.
I join you all familiar in this moment of sadness but I will always carry with me a beautiful memory of her.
Please give her a big kiss for me.
A big hug to all of you.
Arturo Lucato

Doug Mair

January 9, 2020

Sophia, you were more than our supplier contact in the US, you became a valued friend.
There were many an early morning telephone call (Australian time) to discuss a shipment, then onto more important matters such as kids, holidays and travel.
Your infectious laugh will be missed, as will your upbeat outlook on life.
A wonderful lady, gone far to soon. We will hold fond memories.
Doug & Robyn Mair - Australia

Twilla Phipps

January 9, 2020

No words can express what a treasure you were to me. Working with you over the past 4.5 years was an honor. You quickly became much more than a coworker - you became one of my closest friends. We shared many laughs, tears, joys, pains, secrets, dreams, and love. I will miss you so much. I think what I will miss the most is seeing the sparkle in your eyes when talking about Jace (that you lovingly called your "punkin' dunkin' wunkin' boy") and Vada (that you lovingly called your "chunky monkey sweetie girl"). I know that you had turned Jace into a "Mamaw's boy" and I have a good feeling that in time you would have turned Vada into a "Mamaw's girl". I still can't believe I'm never going to see you again in this life! I am so thankful that you were a Christian and had accepted Jesus, because I know you are in a wonderful pain-free place, and I will see you again in Heaven some day and we will share only peace, happiness, joy, and love. Love you always, my dear friend Sophia!!

Maryanne Lees

January 8, 2020

a great work colleague, always supportive and helpful.
we always spoke of our children and the love that Sophia had for her children and grandchildren "such love" that I know Sophia was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
When my husband and I visited the USA, Sophia gave us a Southern welcome and almost broke my ribs with a hug,
I will miss our long distance chats, and all the support.
And that Southern saying " Hi girl, what's happening"
Till we meet again,
Maryanne & Des Lees / Australia

Maryanne Lees

January 8, 2020

Sophia will be remembered as a major and daily part of our business in Australia and New Zealand.
Everyone in Australian is truly saddened at this sudden passing of a beautiful person.
Always, enthusiastic and eager to support us and our clients, a constant professional , with a wonderful sense of humour and a great laugh,
rest peacefully our lovely Southern Belle

Helvetia Australia and New Zealand