Arnell L. Clark, 91, of Punta Gorda, Florida, peacefully passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 in Punta Gorda.
Arnell was born on February 7, 1923 in Cleveland, Utah, the 8th girl of 9 girls and 3 boys to the late William T. and Ida V. (nee-Johnson) Lister, where she lived 17 years of her life, graduating from Huntington High School in Emery County. Arnell moved to San Francisco, California during World War II and subsequently met and married Harold Clark. They had four children. During her life she was very active as a mother with her children. She was a devoted and active member in her church, the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Port Charlotte, FL. At age 40 she achieved her ambition and got her R.N. and her Bachelor of Science. She then worked as a surgical nurse and taught operating room technicians for many years.
She is survived by her beloved husband 70 years, Harold; four children, Karin (Richard) Barnes of Oceanside, CA, Dennis Clark of Punta Gorda, FL, Scott (Kristin) Clark of Washington, UT, and Gregory (Christine) Clark of Sao Paulo, Brazil; she also leaves sixteen grand and twenty four great grandchildren scattered throughout the U.S., Brazil and France; two sisters, Geraldine Walters, and Yvonne Jones; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Arnell was preceded in death by six sisters and all three of her brothers.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at Roberson Funeral Homes, 215 Mary Street Punta Gorda Chapel. Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. this Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 1303 Forrest Nelson Blvd. in Port Charlotte, FL. Entombment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens cemetery in Port Charlotte.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel.