Monica Parks Clark, retired teacher, 58, died October 9, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch, MS Visitation is Thursday October 12, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. The funeral Mass is 11:00 A.M. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS with burial in La Grange Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.
Monica was fondly known by friends and family as "Mo". Her grandchildren were the light of her life. She was devoted to her family and friends, and enjoyed cooking a nice meal for them any chance she got. She loved animals, especially her grandpuppies. Mo was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and was known as the "Best" Pre-3 Teacher at St. Elizabeth Catholic School for many years.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years Sean Clark; daughters April Myres (Brian) of Nesbit, MS and Anna Burton (Will) of Oxford, MS; mother Carolyn Reese of Hernando, MS; brothers Shan Parks (Lesa) of Hernando, MS, Mike Reese of Clarksdale, MS and Bill Reese (Alecia) of Byhalia, MS; & Shaun Leigh Freeman (Keith) of Clarksdale, MS and grandchildren Reese Myres, Raygan-Elise Myres and John Aedon Clark, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Bill Reese and son John Maury Clark.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Elizabeth Catholic School, 150 Florence Ave., Clarksdale, MS 38614.