Alberta Lena Clark

Born: Wed., Aug. 20, 1919
Died: Fri., Jan. 24, 2014

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 01, 2014
Location: Burns Mortuary

Interment following funeral service

Location: Athena Cemetery

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Alberta Lena Clark

August 20, 1919 – January 24, 2014


Alberta Lena Clark – passed away Friday, January 24, 2014, at her home in Gibbon, Oregon, at the age of 94.  She was born August 20, 1919, in Pendleton, Oregon, to Albert Ball and Lena Lehti Ball.  As a child she grew up on Reed and Hawley Mountain above Weston, Oregon, attending the White Fir School on the mountain.  Later the family moved to Athena, Oregon, where she graduated from High School in 1937. 

She married Edward Clark, her husband of 75 years, in 1939, at Walla Walla, Washington.  They lived at Thornhollow, Pendleton, and Elgin, before settling at their home in Gibbon in 1956.

Alberta is survived by her husband, son Edward Clark and wife Rindy of Gibbon, daughter Sherron King and husband Jack of Milton-Freewater, and Marilyn Pickler and husband Mick of Gibbon.  She has eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Lawrence Ball, Carl Ball and Joe Ball, sisters Mary Ball and Helen Pinkston, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 11:00 AM in the Burns Mortuary of Pendleton chapel followed by interment at Athena Cemetery in Athena, Oregon.  Sign the online condolence book at    Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements.  

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