Obit — Beth B. Clark |

Obit — Beth B. Clark

A celebration of life will take place Nov. 17 for Beth B. Clark, who died peacefully Nov. 13, 2002, at Reno, Nev. She was 89.

Mrs. Clark was born July 12, 1913, at Ryan, Okla. She resided in Carson City, Nev., prior to living in Gardnerville for 15 years. She was a retired school teacher and high school counselor for 36 years in Oklahoma, Idaho, Nevada and California. She always encouraged education for young people and assisted many of her students in receiving scholarships to major universities and worked closely with all the military academies. She was elected president of the State Teacher’s Association, while teaching in Idaho. She was a long standing, active member of P.E.O. for 51 years and also an avid bridge player.

In her retired years Mrs. Clark was active in the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, the Family Support Council and the Douglas County Senior Center. Her last year as a volunteer at age 89, she worked for the Nevada Highway Patrol. She lived in Zephyr Cove during the summer in the early 1980s and had helped out at Round Hill Pines Beach for the past 20 years. She always found great satisfaction and love dealing with young and old alike.

She is survived by daughter, Frances Clark of Belmont, Nev., daughter and son-in-law, Hayden and Frank Newby of Kansas City, Kan., and daughter and son-in-law, Suzan and Frank Forvilly of Zephyr Cove, Nev.; grandchildren, Jennifer Chico, Monica Breen, Pam Newby, Sarah Beth Kirkpatrick and Scott, Ryan and Luke Forvilly; great-grandchildren, Jessica and Katie Savage, Brandon and Gregory Chico, Sierra, Samantha, Jake and Kaela Forvilly and Tyler and Madison Kirkpatrick. She was predeceased by her husband, F.M. Clark.

Open viewing will take place Nov. 15 and 16 at Walton’s Funeral Home in Carson City. Memorial services will begin at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at United Methodist Church in Gardnerville.

In lieu of flowers donations in the memory of Beth B. Clark may be made to the United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

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