Nelda Jo Whitener Clark

Nov 19, 2013

HICKORY — Nelda Jo Whitener Clark, 65, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

Nelda was born Jan. 15, 1948 in Haywood County to the late Jack Robert and Effie Melton Whitener.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she served as pianist and organist for 37 years and also had been the church custodian.

Surviving are her husband, Darrell “Wayne” Clark of the home; sons, Timothy Clark and wife, Christina, and David Clark of Boston, Massachusetts; sister, Wilma Travis and husband, Stewart of Hickory; granddaughter, Lacey Clark of Catawba; grandson, Lane Clark of Catawba; and aunts, Willa Nell Stiles of Haywood County and Arbie Armstrong of Haywood County.

Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was at Winkler’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends Saturday, Nov. 16 at Hickory Funeral Home.