Bernice Bison Clark of Princeton, LA went to heaven on October 25, 2013 at the age of 91. Services will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mike Stowell officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will be receiving visitors at 1:00 p.m. until the service time. Bernice loved bright colors and lots of “bling”, so please dress accordingly.
She was born near Noble, LA on the banks of the Sabine River on March 10, 1922 to Lena and Tom Bison, the baby of ten children. She graduated from Noble High School, where she was the star basketball player. Upon graduation she moved to Shreveport where she worked for Pegton Drug Store, Morris Dickson Drug and Big Chain where she met her husband. During WWII she worked as an inspector at the Army Ammunition Plant in Minden. She married James E. Clark in 1952. She was always a stay at home mom, who sometimes helped her husband in his business, Clark Custom Guns.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and eight of her nine siblings. She is survived by her children Kim Clark Hayes and husband Larry, Jim Clark, Jr. and wife Lori, Kay Clark Miculek and husband Jerry, brother Robert Bison and wife Earlene, sister-in-law Martha Buckner, 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bernice was a lifelong Baptist and always attended the church in her community. She influenced hundreds of children in the nursery and pre-K classes for over 25 years with her work in Sunday school.
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