Barbara Jean Clark, 87, departed this life peacefully on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 and is now in the presence of the Lord.
A native of Bristol, Tennessee, Jean, affectionately known in the Riverview community as "Mama Jean", was Martin and Mary Lyons' daughter.
Jean was a Christian and a faithful member of the Central Baptist Church, Kingsport for more than 50 years, serving in many church ministries. She retired from Sears, Roebuck and Company. Jean was a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry Clark, Jr.; daughter, Kimberly Jeanne Clark; one sister, one brother, five sisters-in-law and six brothers-in-law.
She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Ann Davis; son, Sidney (Delia) Lyons; six granddaughters, Angela Edwards, LaSonya (Jamie) Johnson, Kathy (Lenzie) Williams, Vickie (Bryan) Queen, Tonya Lyons, and Jeanna Davis Blanco; three grandsons, Ricardo (Ricky) Lyons, Joey Razon, and Reginald E. (Roberta) Davis; 23 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Martha Davis, Frances Graves, Constance Clark and Barbara Ann Smith; one brother-in-law, Steven (Peggy) Machen; one Godchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
Services for Mrs. Barbara Clark will be conducted on Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 1:30 PM from the Central Baptist Church in Kingsport.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until the hour of service. Pastor Perry Stuckey will be officiating.