Former Mayor Clark dies

Former Quitman Mayor and resident Billy Gene Clark, 88, died July 20, 2019, at H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, MS. At his request, no service will be held.

Mr. Clark was born September 1, 1930, in Grenada Co., MS, to Albert and Addie Clark. Mr. Clark served in the United States Air Force. In 2012, August 31, he married Carolyn Sherman. He retired from Atmos Gas Company.

He is survived by his wife of seven years, Carolyn; son, William; stepdaughter, Brenda Nutt (John); stepson, Dr. Kim McDonald (Renea); stepson, Clark McDonald (Brenda); brother, Harold; sister, Mary Goodwin; four grandchildren.

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