Celebrating the life of Debra Denise Clark
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Debbie was born on June 30, 1956, in Bloomington, Illinois, the daughter of Percy Edward and Donna Frances (Short) Gardner. She married Neal Anthony Clark, on January 31, 1976. He survives.
She is survived by her mother-Donna Short Gardner; daughter- Marcy Clark Woodward; siblings- Joe Gardner, Barbara Gardner Studinski, Mike Gardner and Tina Gardner Lamb, and ten grandchildren- Teagan and Andrew Orr, Deklin and Makena Orr, Logan, Drake, Collin, Spencer, Eli, and Levi Woodward.
She was preceded in death by her father, daughter- Jamie Clark Orr and infant sister- Patty Gardner.
Debbie graduated from Farmer City Mansfield High School and Parkland College Child Development. She worked in home daycare and as an nursing aid.
Cremation rites will be accorded, and a (online only) service will be held on January 3rd, 2021, at 4:00 pm. Connection details for the service may be obtained from Facebook, or friends and family. Honorary gifts will be given to the Fairmount, Illinois New Hope Community Church. The family has entrusted Illiana Cremation Society to assist them in honoring Debbie’s life. Condolences may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at: www.IllianaCremationSociety.com
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