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Oragonian Newspaper -- Loretta Pearl Clark -- June 28,1999

A private service was held for Loretta Pearl Clark, who died June 16, 1999, of kidney failure, at age 60. Mrs.Clark was born November 6, 1938 in Connersville, IN. and was raised in Brownsville, IN. Her maiden name was Byrd.

She lived in several states before moving to Tigard, OR in 1969, and was general manager of Gaffer's Restaurant for about 7 years, until the early 1980's. In 1956 she married Aaron D.Clark, he died in 1997.

Survivors include her sons, Donald of Beaverton, Dale and Darrell of Tigard; brothers, Clyde Byrd of Dardanelle, AR, Donald Byrd of Shingle Springs, CA, and George "Bill" Byrd of Louisville, KY; sisters, Betty Heckman of Ottawa, KS, Georganna Wells of Hillsboro, OR, Carolyn Hatcher of Myrtle Creek, OR, and Rose Hudson of Tampa, FL and 13 grandchildren.

Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests rememberances to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Arrangements are by Young's Funeral Home in Tigard.