Dora Mae (Stewart) Lark

January 31, 1926January 10, 2021

Pickens, SC - Mrs. Dora Mae Stewart Lark, 94, of Pickens, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was born on January 31, 1926 in Pickens, South Carolina to the late Early and Sarah Parsons Stewart. She was a devoted, loving wife to her husband of 67 years, the late Furman Milford Lark.

Her family and her faith were the two most important things to her and she demonstrated those daily in the selfless way she lived her life. She was a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by her son: Sam S. Lark (Melody) of Pickens; two granddaughters: Lindsay Lark Jackman (Chris) of Greenville, South Carolina and Ashley Lark of Pickens; five great grandchildren: Malachi, Rosie, Noah, Larkyn and Dax; and her brother: Garvin Stewart (Mozelle) of Pickens. She was predeceased by her loving husband, her parents, and her son: James Milford Lark. She was a member of Pickens First Baptist Church.

The family would like to offer sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Manna Healthcare for the love and care they provided in her final years of life.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, masks will be required to attend the services and social distancing will be observed at the cemetery. No formal visitation is planned.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to The United Way of Pickens County, COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund to provide assistance to families impacted by the pandemic. You may make donations at

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the family.


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021


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Georgia Dickard

January 17, 2021

Lark Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family! Mrs. Lark was such a precious, Godly woman. We will always remember her beautiful smile. May you feel the loving embrace of our Lord! Jimmy and Georgia Dickard

Phil and Robin McCollum

January 13, 2021

We were so very sorry to hear about Mrs. Lark. She was always so sweet when ever we saw her. I know y’all will miss her so much. The most comforting thing to remember is that you know she is in heaven with Mr. Lark and Jimmy. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all.

Dean Holder

January 12, 2021

I was so sorry to hear about Mrs. Lark.My parents were good friend s with Mr. and Mrs. Lark when I was growing up and they visited often.My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Wallace Anderson

January 12, 2021

Garvin , Sam and family, we are sorry to hear of Ms. Dora's passing. Please know that we are praying for you now and the days that lie ahead.
Wallace & Nancy Anderson

John Holder

January 11, 2021

Sam, Garvin and other family members, We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Dora. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one at this time. May God give you peace and comfort just knowing she won't be suffering anymore. Love in Christ! John & Catherine