- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Zelma Thornton Clark, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 at the Lutheran Home.
She was born June 1, 1916, in Holcomb, Mo. She first married Julius Thompson in Poplar Bluff, Mo., in 1935. He preceded her in death. She then married Ray Clark May 30, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 23, 1994. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene where she taught Sunday school and was on many of its committees and attended church camps. She was a volunteer at Southeast Missouri Hospital in the hair care department many years.
She had been a seamstress at Lowenbaum Industries over 40 years. She was a graduate of Central High School.
She is survived by a son, Tyrone Thompson and wife Diana of Cape Girardeau; a half brother, Harold Thornton of Warrenton, Mo.; and a grandchild, Jason Thompson of Houston, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Julius Thompson, and second husband, Ray Clark.
Visitation will be Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of the Nazarene and Alzheimer's Association.