Marie Eldorene Clark, age 84, of Kalamazoo, MI went home to be with God Monday January 9, 2017 at the Laurels of Galesburg. Marie was born October 30, 1932 in Mt. Carmel, IL, the daughter of John and Arvelia (Howard) Cox. She was a member of Center Point Church and worked as newspaper assembly/driver at the Kalamazoo Gazette and as a department supervisor at Parchment Ben Franklin Store. She was united in marriage to Irvin Clark on April 24, 1948 in Kalamazoo. He preceded her in death on October 29, 2002. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. Surviving is a son, Mel (Linda) Clark of Bordax, VA; two daughters, Brenda (Mike Evans) Clark of Greencastle, PA, Teresa Clark of Parchment; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; sister, Jewel Clark of Alabama; nieces and nephews; best friend, JoAnn Irwin. Friends will be received 11 am to 12 pm January 17, 2017 at Parchment Redmond Funeral Home where a memorial service will be held at Noon. Interment will be in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Center Point Church.