Dimple Pittman Clark
Family graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Woodlawn Cemetery for Dimple Pittman Clark, 86, of Greenwood, who died on Friday, Oct. 16 in Clinton. Rev. Glenn Nace officiated at the services.
Born in Foxworth, and raised in Marion County, she was a longtime resident of Greenwood, prior to moving to Madison in 2016. She was a devoted homemaker and a faithful member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Greenwood for over 40 years, serving in the church and caring for the needs of others. She was a fabulous cook and enjoyed entertaining friends, ladies golf and travel. She never met a stranger and could light up a room with her sparkling personality.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Eugene McPhail, as well as her husband of 41 years, John Lawrence Clark, and parents, Eddie Stephen Leon Pittman and Eva May Bedwell Pittman.
Survivors include her two daughters, Kathy McPhail Purdie Stokes (Jeff) of Clinton and Shannon Clark Ray (Greg) of Madison; four grandchildren, William Clark Purdie (Kimberly) of Clinton, Laura Elizabeth Purdie Hollis (Matthew) of Livingston, La., and Reagan Elise Ray and Avery Elizabeth Ray, both of Madison; three sisters, Mazie Crump of Foxworth, Donis Broom of Columbia and Nell Little of Kokomo; seven nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Will Purdie, Matthew Hollis, Tommy Crump, Greg Crump, Mitch Barnett, Mark Bowman and Alfred Pittman.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1001 Grand Boulevard, Greenwood, MS 38930.
Please visit lakewoodfuneralhomes.com for the online guestbook.
Lakewood Funeral Home in Clinton, MS is in charge of arrangements.