Jackie Joe Clark, 69, of Carlisle, a retired farmer, husband of Jerlyn Freeman Clark, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his home. He was born October 16, 1948 in Carlisle, son of the late Jack and Frances House Clark. Jackie was a 1966 graduate of Nicholas County High School and was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Jackie is survived by his wife, Jerlyn; a son and daughter-in-law, Loren Scott and Shanna Davis Clark; a grandson, John Wyatt Clark; and several cousins including Ann Terrell, Jimmy Clifford, Jimmy and Wanda Hamilton, and Danny and Donna Hamilton. A brother, William Earl “Billy” Clark, preceded him in death. Graveside services with full military honors will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Carlisle Cemetery Chapel by Rev. Steve Smith and Rev. Tony Smith. Casket bearers will be Simon Joseph, John Cleaver, Timmy Jefferson, Ricky Livingood, Tommy Ockerman, and Jimmy Sidles. Honorary bearers will be Ferrell Alexander and Sterling Evans.
Purple Heart Award from the U.S. Military
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