Joanne E. Clark, 79, of Carthage, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.
Joanne was born Jan. 13, 1933 in Arnold, Penn. She was the daughter of Alexander and Mary Cizma. Joanne had been a resident of Carthage since 1990, moving from Torrance, Calif. She was employed at Precious Moments where she retired three years ago. Joanne was a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Arnold, Penn.
Joanne was united in marriage to William Harry Clark on Jan. 22, 1955 in Arnold, Penn. He preceded her in death on March 4, 2002.
Joanne is survived by three sons, William H. Clark, Jr. of Carthage, Eric Clark of Carthage and Mark Clark of Wentworth, Mo., one daughter, Dawn Hanner of Carthage and one sister, Stella Lucci of Arnold, Penn., 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Dennis Dale Clark February 1959, one brother, Ray Cizma and one sister Anna Yarema.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, New York.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ulmer Funeral Home.