Oscie Headlee Clark Obituary

Oscie Headlee Clark

Mrs. Oscie Headlee Clark, 92, of 79 S. Morgan St., Waynesburg, died at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 1972 after a long illness.

Born February 4, 1880 in Blacksville, W. Va. she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Sloan Headlee.

Mrs. Clark had spent most of her life in Waynesburg, and was one of the oldest member of the Washington Street United Methodist Church, having become a member in 1902. While her health permitted, she was active in church work, and had served on the official board for many years. She was also a member of the WSCS and the Women's Bible Class of that church.

During World War II, she was active in the Serviceman's Organization of the Washington Street church, sending gifts and packages overseas to local men in uniform.

Among her other activities, she was a Matron of the Greene County Detention Home under the jurisdiction of the late Judge Challen W. Waychoff from 1937 to 1945.

She was also a life-long member of the Pleasant Hour Club, and was one of the main organizers of the Greene County Tuberculosis Society, serving for many years as that organization's secretary.

In addition, Mrs. Clark was active in local Salvation Army programs and was always interested in civic and community affairs.

She was married to the late John Clark, a well-known merchant who operated the Clark and Anderson Grocery Store on South Morgan Street for many years. Mr. Clark died January 16, 1956.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Martha Clark Avery, of Youngstown, Ohio; two grandsons, Clark Avery, of Youngstown, Ohio and John Avery, of Glen Burnie, Md.; two great-grandsons, Paul Michael and John Paul Jr.; and two great-granddaughters, Trudy and Tammy.

Two sons and a sister are deceased.

Funeral services were held Tuesday with burial in Greene County Memorial Park.

Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, PA)

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