Lavern Clark, 82, Overbrook: Aug. 15, 1937 – May 21, 2020 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Lavern Clark, 82, Overbrook: Aug. 15, 1937 – May 21, 2020

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Lavern Clark, 82, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kan. She was born Aug. 15, 1937, in Trafford, Ala., the daughter of Oscar and Lena Mae Holloway Crawford.

Lavern grew up in Alabama and had lived in Lakeland, Fla., Williamsburg, Mo., and then Lyndon, Kan.

Lavern was a homemaker and seamstress, and had worked as a cook for the Osage County Jail for nearly 10 years. She was a member of TOPS and she enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens.

On Feb. 14, 1966, Lavern was married to Phillip Clark, in Valdosta, Ga.

Lavern was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Lena; son, Eddie Drew; and sister, Verla Mae Miller.

Lavern is survived by her husband, Phillip; four children, Shelia Pate, of Florida, Saxby “Rick” Mickler, Scranton, Kan., Deronda Cain, Tebbetts, Mo., and Verita Stumpe, St. Peters, Mo.; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned and a family visitation will be planned for a later date. Condolences can be left at

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