Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, Louise Cooper Clark died peacefully.
She was born in 1921 in San Bernadino, Calif. to William Cooper and Katherine Hughes Cooper. She was the oldest of three girls.
She was raised on a ranch in the Prescott, Ariz. area. She attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. It was there that she met Jack Wayne Clark. Louise and Jack married on June 14, 1941. They began their life together living in Prescott, Ariz. They lived in Venezuela for two years, and then in 1954 they relocated to Dallas. Louise was active in St. Bernard Parish. In 1980 they retired on a farm in Gilmer. In 1993, they relocated again to Lavon to be near family. During their 58 years of marriage, they enjoyed traveling in their RV, their summer home in Colo. and being active members of their church. Louise enjoyed being involved in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Wylie. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of Padue court 2486, SASSY (St. Anthony’s Seniors Staying Young) and North Texas Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member of the Wylie Book Review Club and Barbara Bush Republican Women.
Louise enjoyed spending time with her family, flower garden, and visiting with friends. She gives many thanks to those friends who have assisted her in recent years.
Survivors include her children, Richard Clark and his wife Rhonda, Bill Clark, and Janice Pulvino and her husband Chuck; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; and sisters, Barbara Mohn and Margaret McCormack.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rosary at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 at Allen Funeral Home in Wylie. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s in Wylie on Nov. 2 at 12 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Rowlett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jean Davidson Scholarship Fund at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Wylie or to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements were under the direction of Allen Funeral Home of Wylie.