Jennie P. Clark

Nov 13, 2017
Jennie Clark

Searsmont — Jennie (Morse) Pearse Clark, 93, passed away Nov. 9, 2017, at Knox Center in Rockland. She was born in Lincolnville Dec. 15, 1923, to John Everett and Caroline (Lermond) Morse.

Jennie was a very active community member in Searsmont, earning an award for community beautification for her many efforts. Jennie had a quick smile and friendly nature and was also a beautiful artist. She was a loving friend to many and showed her kindness to shut-ins by bringing meals and pies to them and making phone calls to her many friends. She cherished her family, especially the grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by both parents; her first husband, Basil Pearse Sr.; her second husband, Howard Clark; sister Marion Norwood; nephew Earl Norwood and an infant sister.

Jennie is survived by her two sons, Basil Pearse Jr. and his wife, Arlinda, and Paul Pearse and his wife, Alice; grandchildren Diane, Michelle, Gary, Lori and Rebecca; several great-grandchildren as well as great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a special friend, Basil Hills.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Searsmont Methodist Church, Route 131, followed by burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Immediately following, family and friends are invited to join the family downstairs at the church for food and fellowship.

Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com. Those who wish may make donations in Jennie's memory to Searsmont Fire Dept., c/o James Ames, P.O. Box 55, Searsmont, ME 04973 or Belmont Fire & Rescue, c/o Maxine Harford, 38 Fenwick Road, Belmont, ME 04952.

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