Marcella (Eagle) Clark

December 5, 1928 - December 29, 2017

Clark, Marcella photo

Marcella (Eagle) Clark, 89, went home to be with the Lord on December 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Clark. Marcella was born in Corbin, KY, on December 5, 1928, the daughter of the late Matt Eagle and Ione (Jones) Eagle. 

Marcella was a member of Felts Chapel Methodist Church in North Corbin, where she also served as a Sunday school teacher and pianist.  She retired from JC Penney in 1977. She enjoyed quilting, making crafts, gardening, and cooking. Her faith and love in and for the Lord Jesus was paramount in her life, and her greatest joy was her family who will miss her very much.

Marcella is survived by her three daughters: Bren and husband Greg Miller, Sandy and husband Glenn Strain, and Jennifer and husband David Sykes; grandchildren: McKenzie and husband David Gulley, David Meadors Strain and wife Chelsea, Duke Meadors Strain and wife Erin,  Billy and wife Tara Strain, Julie and husband Rob Sipll, Ashley and husband Jeff Hawkins, and Brandon Sykes; and 15 great-grandchildren. Marcella also leaves behind one brother, Clifford Eagle, and three sisters-in-law: Edna Whitus, Loretta Clark, and Nancy Eagle, along with several loving nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, January 5, 2018, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bren Miller, Sandy Strain, and Jennifer Sykes officiating.   Burial will follow in McFarland Cemetery with David Meadors Strain, Duke Meadors Strain, Billy Strain, Kevin Eagle, Greg Miller, Glenn Strain, and David Sykes serving as active pallbearers and Clifford Eagle as honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends from noon until the funeral hour at 1:00 P.M. Friday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marcella’s memory can be made to McFarland Cemetery Fund Hometown Bank P.O. Box 1323

1030 Cumberland Falls Road Corbin, KY 40701.

  1. Mike Clark Reply

    Kathleen and I are very sorry we cannot be with you all during this difficult time, but our thoughts and prayers are with you. We can all take solace knowing Aunt Marcella is at peace and enjoying paradise with Uncle Norman and all those that have gone on before her. Raise your voices in song (wish we could be there to help) knowing she was a great lady, who lived a great life and raised a great family…I have to think the Lord is very Pleased with Marcella Eagle Clark,

    May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with all of you…

    Mike and Kathleen Clark

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