Our beloved mother , Charlotte A. Clark “Midge”, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 21 , 2020 at her home in Columbia, VA. She was born April 9 , 1938 in Newark, NJ and grew up in that area where s he attended Irvington High School.
On February 15 , 1957, she married her best friend, Charles L. Clark . They raised 3 daughters, 3 sons, a grandson and went on to foster many more children in their later ye ars. Mrs. Clark moved from New Jersey to Virginia in 1999 , where she enjoyed her retirement with her husband.
Better known by her family and friends as “Midge” or “Gigi” , this spit fire graced our lives with her energy, love and kindness. An original a ll on her own , she was a beauty that always made a grand entrance. She was the first behind the camera capturing every family moment. She was a master quilter and seamstress , passing on her trade to both her daughters and granddaughters. She was our score keeper, dice champion and Penny Pinnacle queen. Our hummingbird loving, gardening, sewing, dog mom, with a love for jewelry, collections and most of all her family. From the camping trips, family BBQ’s, romantic duets, dance moves for days, smile, ten acity and strength, these memories will forever fill our hearts. These are the gifts and moments Midge was able to give to us and f or this we are forever grateful and will miss her terribly. Love to you Gi gi ~~~ Love to you Mom ~~~ Love to you always Midg e .
She is survived by her beloved husband, Charles L. Clark ; her two sons, Charles Clark and Timothy Clark ; her three daughters, Katherine McCauley, Beverly Odell and Marie-Elena Gensel ; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Midge will be greatl y missed by her husband , Charles L. Clark, and her life will be forever cherished in the lives of her 5 children, 9 grandchildren, 1 1 great-grandchildren and 1 foster child .
Family, friends and others who knew Charlotte A. Clark are invited to th e Sheridan Funeral Home at 4626 Cedar Lane Road, Kents Store, VA, 23084 , from 12 – 2 pm on Monday, September 28 , 2020 to reminisce, grieve and support each other.
In Loving Memory
Charlotte A. “Midge” Clark
Beloved Wife, Mother & Grandmother
If flowers g row in Heaven
If flowers grow in Heaven
Lord please pick a bunch for me,
Place them in my mother’s arms
And tell her they’re from me.
Tell her I love her and miss her
And when she turns to smile
Place a kiss upon her cheek
And hold her for awhile