Irene Clark

Feb 08, 2013

In Loving Memory

CANTON —  Irene Elizabeth West Clark, 89, of Sunny Drive, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.

Mrs. Clark was born April 15, 1923, in Haywood County and was the daughter of the late Laydon West and the late Lucy Trull West.  She was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and was a homemaker. Mrs. Clark was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Her memory shall be cherished by her family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Eula Lee Smith, Frances Deitz, Geraldine Early and Lyda Mayfield; and also a brother, Clifford West.

Surviving are her son, Craig Rogers, of Canton; her daughters, Andrea Burress, and her husband, Jimmy Burress, of Mills River, and Marilyn Greene, and her husband, Donald Greene, of Waynesville; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; her sisters, Joyce Ann Pizzeck of Hampton,Virginia, and Rosemary Hutchins, and her husband, George Hutchins, of Black Mountain; her brothers, L.M. West, and his wife, Linda West, of Hampton, Virginia, and Jerry West, and his wife, Gayle West of Wicomico, Virginia.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10,  at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Perry Brindley officiating.  The family received friends at the church from 1:30 to 3 p.m. prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Mrs. Clark’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Clark family and words of comfort may be shared at