Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Mrs. Neva Alberta Clark, age 98. Mrs. Clark passed from this life on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was born on July 27, 1921 in New Market, Alabama to the late Arch Neal and Maudie Norman. She was the matriarch of 6 generations and loved to cook huge meals. She is one of the last of those pioneer, hard working women who are loved by their family. She never turned down a chance to play a game of Spinners (she usually won!). She loved the color red and was always smiling. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Guysell (Tootsie) Jennings of Illinois, Lucile Gifford of Illinois, Rosie Clark of Illinois and her brother, Ross Neal of Tennessee. She is survived by her children, Jeanette Tucker of Tennessee and John Wendell (Margie) Clark of Texas; grandchildren, Roy Lane (Sherri) Tucker of Louisiana, Sheila (Joe) Mezzofante of Tennessee, and Wendi (Lee) Kaminski of Texas; great-grandchildren, Charlie (Penny) Tucker of Louisiana, Jennifer (Michael) Mason of Louisiana, Janette Mezzofante of Tennessee, Joseph (Anni) Mezzofante of Colorado, Alyx (Terry) Tolleson of Texas and Kyle (Kelly) Brannum of Texas; great-great grandchildren, Bethany Tucker, Grace Tucker, Michael “MJ” Mason all of Louisiana, Sheila (Austin) Creech of Tennessee, Jessica Krishner of Florida, Zack Mezzofante of Tennessee, Kyra Mezzofante of CO, Sicily Mezzofante of CO, and Samuel Tolleson of Texas; great-great-great grandchildren, Harmony and Joseph Creech both of Tennessee; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Visitation, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 between the hours of 9:00am and 11:00am at Watson-North Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 11:00am in the chapel. Interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Taylor Cemetery in New Market, Alabama. Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.
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