Our wonderful mother and grandmother, Wanda Hall Clark, 91, of Millboro, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 4, 2023.

She was born September 19, 1931, in Millboro in the same home where she raised her family and spent her final days.

She was the daughter of the late Guy Francis and Stella Stephenson Hall.

She was a graduate of Millboro High School where she was nicknamed “Snooks” and was an avid basketball and softball player.

She passed that love of sports to her children and grandson, where at times coached a daughter in the first Little League Girl’s softball league in Bath County.  She loved watching her son and husband play with the local Fairview Citgo Men’s softball team and played recreation league softball herself with her daughters into her late 50s.

Watching her grandson play at all levels of baseball brought her great pride and joy.

She was a fan of the Atlanta Braves (in the 90s), Bath County Charger sports, and loved chaperoning band trips.

She was a retired employee of the Bath County Commissioner of Revenue office.

She was a past elder of Windy Cove Presbyterian Church, where she also cooked for the youth club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William Edward Clark, sisters Norine Hall, Emily Hall Coleman/Winfred, and her brother James P “Buddy” Hall/Doris.

She is survived by her 4 children, Sherry D. Clark of Mesquite, Texas, Charles E Clark (wife Lisa) of Mascot, Virginia, Terri L Clark of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Judith C. West of Gloucester, Virginia; one apple of her eye, grandson William Hunter West of Gloucester; and a sister, Anna Hall Higgins of Waynesboro, Virginia.  Also greatly missed by “Buddy” the Cat.

Thank you to the support from the Fairview Community with special thanks to Frances Brinkley, Dale Loan, Mike Tennant, Grover Ford, Derek Brinkley, and the late Blanche Madison for their support over the years.

Thanks also to Kim Rexrode, Bath Respiratory, and Gentiva Hospice for the compassion shown to our mother.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Woodland Union Church with Reverend Robert Sherrard and Reverend David George officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Union Church Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Rodney Higgins, David Higgins, Billy Madison, Danny Madison, Dale Loan, and Mike Tennant. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Ball, Randy Tomlin, Grover Ford, Greg Loan, and Frankie Brinkley.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the start of the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church, and at Fairview Community Center after the burial.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Millboro Area Rescue Squad, PO Box 295, Millboro, VA 24460.  Additionally, since our mother and grandmother never met a cat or dog she wouldn’t feed, donations can also be made in her memory to Bath Animal Welfare Foundation, PO Box 716, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445.

19 Comments

  1. Wanda, Holds a special place in my heart. We had some many laughs and good times when I was in my teens. Her and Ed was so good to me and Ed alway was a teaser. My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. She will be missed by so many. RIP❤️

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    • Hi Sue. Thank you.

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  2. Quite a lady and she left behind a wonderful legacy in the children she left behind. Our deepest sympathies are extended to Terry, Sherry, Judy and Charlie… and her “apple of her eye “ grandson.

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  3. So very sorry to hear about Wanda. She was a wonderful lady. Prayers for her family.

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    • Thank you. We miss her very much.

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  4. Wanda was a sweet sweet lady to me for the years I have known her while working at Bath Community Hospital,I will miss her dearly but I also know that she is testing in peace now,until we meet one day, I love you sweet lady.Thoughts and prayers for her family.

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    • She loved you too Donna and your sense of humor. Thank you for always taking such good care of her. It meant the world to me and gave me such comfort when you were on duty.

      Thank you,
      Terri

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  5. Judy and Terri I am so very Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I remember her going on Band Trips with us and how much fun and spunk she had in her. You all are in my Prayers. Much Love my friends, Carla Sue

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    • Even though I never met her….I know she was a special woman and raised a great daughter in Terri. She will be missed.

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    • So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She would let me go with her sometimes to Terri and Judy’s ball games in elementary school. She had the best sense of humor! You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Mechelle Trimble Mazey

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      • Thank you Mechelle. Those days bring back so many good memories and laughter.

        Terri

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    • Thank you so much Carla Sue.

      Terri

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  6. Faye Simons—
    So sorry to hear this. She was a long dear friend over the years, always thought of others. I have such good, fun memories of her.
    RIP Wanda. You will be missed.

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  7. She was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known.

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  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.
    Sending our deepest condolences,

    The Gentiva (formerly Kindred) Hospice Team

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  9. I never had the opportunity or the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Wanda Clark. I must say, I’m sorry that I didn’t have that chance. I did however, have
    the pleasure of knowing and being a friend of her daughter her daughter, Sherry. If I read the comments correctly, Sherry mirrors her Mom with all her good qualities in so many ways. A good, caring, helpful, funny and loving friend . Thank you Mrs. Clark for handing all those qualities down to your children. God bless the Family and friends.

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  10. My heart is saddened by Wanda’s passing. She was such a good friend. Had many fun days together and many delicious meals as she was a really good cook. Alot of wonderful memories. Love you kids!

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    • Thanks Dinah.
      Was good to see you.

      Terri

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  11. Terri, Judy and family, I am very sorry to hear about your mother. She was always the sweetest person. You all will be in my prayers!

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