DELEON - Mary Louise Huddleston Clark, 80, went to be with the Lord on

Monday, August 23, 2010.

Born December 23, 1929 in Comanche County to Harry Jennings

Huddleston and Mary Della Gray Huddleston, she attended grammar school

in Duster and graduated from DeLeon High School in 1946.

She attended John Tarleton College and married Audie Othell

"Speedy" Clark on September 3, 1948, in Coleman. They made

their home in Gorman.

Louise was a devoted wife, loving mother and precious grandmother and

great-grandmother. She loved her family and devoted her life to being a

caregiver for her son, Bill Clark. She was an excellent cook and

always shared food with friends and neighbors. She was a member of

Gorman First United Methodist Church where she taught a children's

Sunday School Class, and was active in the little league baseball


She was a retired substitute rural mail carrier. Hergreatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she


Her funeral service was held August 25, 2010 at Nowlin Anders Funeral Home, with Brother Barry Schahn officiating.

Burial followed at Oaklawn Cemetery in Gorman.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Mathews and husband Benny of

Gorman, brother Bob Huddleston and wife Barbara of DeLeon; grandson,

Greg George and wife Kari of Mansfield; granddaughter, Ginger George

of Stephenville; and three great-grandchildren, Triston Layne Clark

George, Hayden Burk George and Kaitlyn Elizabeth George and numerous

nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her husband, "Speedy" Clark, son Bill

Clark, parents, Harry and Madie Huddleston, brother Joe

Huddleston, and two sisters Merle Holdridge and Billye Woods and a

niece, Angie Brogdon.

Pallbearers were Nathan Files, Ed Sutton, Joe Bob Huddleston, Donnie

Nowlin, Mike Huddleston, Don Holdridge, Freddie Gilmore and Tommy Clark.

Honorary Pallbearers were Triston George, Hayden George and Kaitlyn George.

Memorials may be made to Cook Children's Hospital, or charity of choice.

Published August 24, 2010

Stephenville Empire-Tribune