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Originally published: 2013-02-26 08:40:05
Last modified: 2013-02-26 08:42:51

Margaret Jean Clark

Margaret Jean Clark went home to her Lord and Savior Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.
She was born on June 8, 1931, in Durham to Phillip and Blennie T. Clark.
Clark lived for years in Newland before residing at Blowing Rock. She was a homemaker, also working in her mother’s jewelry store and at Duke University. Clark loved life, had a big smile and kind word for everyone, and she really enjoyed her grandchildren! Margaret was a member of Westview Baptist Church.
She leaves behind a daughter, Nina Barrier, of Boone; a son, Michael Ripper, of Kingsport, Tenn; and two grandchildren, Caleb Barrier of Boone and Quinn Ripper of Kingsport, Tenn.
Clark was loved by all and will be greatly missed. Contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, P.O. Box 1357, Newland, NC 28657.
Services for Clark will be private.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Clark family.
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