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Benie CLARK

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Benie CLARK

APRIL 17, 1943 – JUNE 23, 2021

Benie Clark, aged 78, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on June 23, 2021. He was born on April 17,1943 to Jewel and Mary Clark in Rockdale, TX. Benie was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in his early years where he accepted Christ. He attended Aycock High School where he excelled in academics and sports. Upon graduation, he entered into the United States Air Force. There he served as an Air Policeman until honorably discharged in 1965. In June of 1967, he married his childhood sweetheart, Estell Marie Fair. They celebrated 54 years of marriage prior to his departure. To this union were born two children. He worked as a construction worker by trade for many years until his retirement in 2005. Benie was known for his sense of humor, kind heart, love for family, and colorful sayings. Around the holidays you could often find him smoking a turkey, and many enjoyed his barbecue year-round. Benie is survived by his wife Estell Clark, two children and their spouses, Brendon Clark (Bredget) of Wilmington, NC and Anitra Hendricks (John) of Round Rock, TX, and three grandchildren, Janae Clark of Charlotte, NC, Brendon Clark II of Raleigh, NC and Cameron Clark of Wilmington, NC. He leaves to cherish his memories, brother Travis Clark (Mary) of Dallas, TX and sister Clara Brooks (Dennis) of Rockdale, TX, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Benie was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Jewel Jr., Leroy, Walter, and R.L.; and sister Lucille.

Services

Visitation

June 30, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SINGING HILLS FUNERAL HOME

6221 UNIVERSITY HILLS BLVD

DALLAS, TX 75241

Funeral Service

July 1, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SINGING HILLS FUNERAL HOME

6221 UNIVERSITY HILLS BLVD

DALLAS, TX 75241

Graveside Service

July 1, 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

DFW NATIONAL CEMETERY

2000 Mt. Creek Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75236

Reception

July 1, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SINGING HILLS FUNERAL HOME

6221 UNIVERSITY HILLS BLVD

DALLAS, TX 75241

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