Shirley Mae Thibodeaux Clark, 70, went home to glory on the morning of May 25, 2012 at Terrebonne General Hospital in Houma. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during the last days of her life. She loved her family dearly, even on her bed of affliction she constantly expressed her love to her children and grandchildren. Shirley loved the Lord with all that was within her the day before her appointment with death she and her pastor along with family sang what became her favorite hymn, “I Love the Lord.”

Visitation will be Saturday, June 2 at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Houma, from 9 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Southdown Cemetery in Houma.

She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Kevin (Telisa) Clark and Joseph Clark, both of Houma, and Brandon Clark of Morgan City; five daughters, Rose Marie (Leland) Showers of Lansing, Michigan, Melissa Clark and Tracy Clark, both of Houma, Debra Clark of Westwego and Crystal Clark of Avondale; one godchild, Trovelous Taliba Broomfield of Atlanta, Georgia; eight brothers, Chester Davis, Arthur Davis, Charles Davis, Peter (Belle) Thibodeaux, Charlie (Felicia) Thibodeaux, Roger (Felicia) Raymond and Henry Thibodeaux, all of Houma; three sisters, Marie (Kevin) Ray, Marion (Welton) Grainger, both of Houma, and Joyce Davis of Thibodaux; her devoted aunt, Margaret (Sidney) Dees of Pensacola, Florida; 15 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; 44 nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, her son, her parents, two sisters and four brothers.

Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements. Visit to send condolences to the family.

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