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Joseph Tyler (Joe) Clark

Published: 04/23/2013

Joseph Tyler (Joe) Clark, age 75, of Newport, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas (Tom) and Margaret Clark, brother Tommy Clark, and sister Sue Clark.

He is survived by his wife Drema Clark of Newport, son Joe and April Clark of Ohio, daughter Jill and Paul Higgins of Ohio, brothers and sisters-in-law John and Treva Clark of Newport and Robin (Bo) and Gail Clark of Knoxville; grandchildren Tyler Clark Higgins and Julia Margaret Higgs.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Union Cemetery with Rev. Jim Loftis officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Manes Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Newport Animal Shelter, 420 Humane Road, Newport, TN 37821.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge


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