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Carol Alice Clarke
1933-2024

Carol Alice Clarke, 90, died June 21, 2024, at Locust Grove Village, La Crosse, Kansas.  She was born October 10, 1933, in Hoisington, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Faye (Chenoweth) Humphrey.  She attended schools in Hoisington and Jetmore, Kansas.

On July 22, 1950, she married Joseph Alanson “Joe” Clarke, Sr. in Jetmore, Kansas.  He preceded her in death on February 8, 2015.

Carol worked for Suburban Laundry/Apparelmaster and later for Duckwall’s, retiring in 1996. She enjoyed gardening and traveling on their Goldwing. In later years, she enjoyed attending her grandkids and great grandkids activities. Carol was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hoisington, and the American Motorcycle Association.

She is survived by two daughters, Alice Clarke of Barnwell, South Carolina, and Mary Brewer of Muncie, Indiana; four grandchildren, Trey (Joanna) Wagnon of Barnwell, South Carolina, Ben (Krista) Brewer of Hoisington, Wyatt (Jenelle) Brewer of Muncie, Indiana, and Megan (Jake) Brown of Yukon, Oklahoma; and nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Faye Humphrey, stepmother, Lenora Humphrey, husband, Joe Clarke, son, Joseph A. Clarke, Jr., daughter, Iris Clarke, brothers, Donald Humphrey, Robert Humphrey, Kenneth Humphrey; sister, Becky Maier and stepbrothers, Fritz Charles, Jim Charles, and R.L. Charles.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 24th, 2024, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home Chapel, with Ron Bailey presiding. Burial will follow in Hoisington Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Kans for Kids or Clara Barton Hospital Foundation in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.

Visitation

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
415 North Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
620-653-4165
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Service/Mass

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
415 North Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
620-653-4165
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Interment Funeral

Hoisington City Cemetery
415 E. 9th
Hoisington, KS 67544
620-653-4125
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Funeral Home in Charge

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
415 North Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
620-653-4165
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