Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
weather sponsored by
Hickory Estates of Taylorville

The Weather Network
Advanced Search
search sponsored by


McClure FH

home : obituaries : obituaries October 18, 2018

2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
Carolyn Clark
August 4, 1944 - February 24, 2018
+ click to enlarge

Carolyn Clark peacefully passed away at 7:45am on February 24, 2018 in St Augustine, Florida after a long illness, surrounded by the love of her two surviving children Mark and Natika.

She was born Carolyn Sue Sefried on August 4, 1944 in Blue Mound, Ill. to Dorothy Sefried and Roy Dobbs. She was adopted by Raymond Cline in 1963. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Frank and Emma Sefried, her mother Dorothy (Sefried) Cline, step-father Raymond Cline, half brothers Gary Cline, Frank Cline, Step Sister Karen (Cline) Sparling and her son Jason Wade Clark.

Carolyn is survived by her son Mark Madison Clark of Charlotte, N.C., her daughter Natika (Clark) Burton of St. Augustine, Fla., half brothers John and David Cline of Taylorville, Ill., half sisters Nancy (Cline) Sims of Edinburg, Ill. and Judy (Cline) Funk of Taylorville, Ill., grandchildren: Callie Clark, Dakotah Clark of Collinsville, Ill., Colton Clark of Jacksonville, Fla., Alyssa Burton of Jacksonville, Fla., Emma (Clark) Williams, Madison Clark and Lydia Clark, of Charlotte, N.C.  and great-grandchildren Trinity and Olivia Williams and Finley Clark.

Carolyn worked for the Army Corps of Engineers in St. Louis, Mo. and the Illinois National Guard in Springfield, Ill. for 34 years retiring in 2016 from Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Ill. where she met many wonderful friends and created a new work family. Her work family and her  “Soldiers” were the loves of her life, second only to her family.

Carolyn loved the Lord, her work, her work family, her friends and her family and was loved and respected by all who met her. Carolyn said, before she died, “It’s been one hell of a ride” (and I don’t talk like that)!

Services will be held in the spring at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Ill. per Carolyn’s request.

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Dr Paul The Dentist
Trinity Dodge Fixed
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved