Zada Fowler Clark, age 99, passed away Nov. 22, 2007, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sterling Lentz officiating.
She was born in Troy to Samuel Harrison Fowler Sr. and Annie Mae McBeath Fowler. She graduated from Troy High School and Texas Christian University, earning a bachelor’s degree and a permanent teaching certificate. She did graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin; Hardin-Simmons University at Abilene; and Howard Payne University at Brownwood. She was married to John E. Clark of Moody in 1940. He preceded her in death in 1976 in Brownwood.
She was a life-long member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She served First Christian Church of Brownwood in many capacities including Sunday school teacher, Church School Secretary and was a life member of the Diaconate of the Official Board. She also was church librarian and had the honor of having the library named for her. She was active with the Church Wemon United and worked with the Meals on Wheels project. She spent 42 years teaching in Texas Public Schools. The last 30 were in Brownwood’s South Elementary. She held membership in professional teacher’s organizations including Texas State Teachers Assn., Classroom Teachers Assn. and the Retired Teachers. Other interests were membership in AARP, member and past president of Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma from which she received her 60-year membership award. She was a long-time volunteer with the Brownwood Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.
Survivors are her sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Reuben Talasek of Temple; numerous nieces and nephews, including Dr. Bill Pierce of Abilene. Pallbearers will be Elliot Ahr, George Fowler, Robert Potter, Bill Pierce, Darrell Atchley and Max Yates.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of First Christian Church of a charity of choice.