NEWTON, N.C. - Geraldine Elizabeth Canipe Clark, age 79, of Newton passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Geraldine was born July 4, 1941 in Catawba County a daughter of the late Charlie Canipe and Mammie Jonas Canipe. She was awarded Yard of the Month for the City of Newton many times, a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover and prior to her retirement an inspector in the furniture industry.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years Ralph Edward Clark of the home; son Eddie Clark and wife Tanya of Hickory; daughters Teresa Crouse and husband Kenneth, Sandra Taylor and husband Jeff, all of Newton; brother James Canipe of Arizona; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover with Pastor Brian Correll officiating.
Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1405 Emmanuel Church Road, Conover, NC 28613.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary & Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Clark family.
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