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Virginia M. Clark

Virginia M. Clark, 92 of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:00 A.M., on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the Bement United Methodist Church, 249 N. Piatt St., Bement, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until time of services on Thursday at the church. The Pastor Amos Dillman will officiate. Burial will be in the Bement Township Cemetery, Bement, IL. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bement United Methodist Church, Bement.
Virginia was born on January 28, 1924 in Atwood, IL. , a daughter of Ervin and Mary Wells Anderson. She married Ralph F. Clark on August 8, 1948 in Decatur, IL, and he passed away on March 27, 2015. Surviving are two daughters; Cheryl (Bob) Frank of Milwaukee, WI., and Debbie (Randy) Niles of Decatur, IL. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren; Sheri (Josh) Campbell, Troy (Brandi) Shott, Wendi (Jared) Fritz, Kristi (Mat Cox) Niles, Justin (Jen) Niles, Brian (Carrissa) Clark, Julie (Jimmie) Burkeen, as well as 11 Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son; Roger Clark.
During her life she enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers, sewing and knitting, going to the Bement pool, and going with Ralph to Masonic events. She and Ralph were regulars at the Brown Bag in Monticello and spent many hours Ballroom Dancing together. She enjoyed serving as the Bement United Methodist Church Secretary for many years. Her favorite hobby was playing bridge with her Bridge Club. She loved her family dearly and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.