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James Lewis (Jim) Clark, 57, Adair County, KY

James Lewis "Jim" Clark, 57, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 6:05 A.M. at his home.

He was born November 23, 1964, in Adair County. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, who raised him, Johnny Golden and Hazel Kemp Clark, his mother, Linda Clark Beard and a brother, Tim Beard. Jim was a member of Pollards Chapel United Methodist Church and a sawmill worker.

Survivors include:

His wife - Marlene Cundiff Clark of Columbia

One son - Craig Clark of Columbia

One daughter and son-in-law - Jamie and Craig Seale of Columbia

Three brothers - Dale (Anita) Clark, Larry (Debbie) Clark, Teddy Beard and Tony Beard all of Columbia

One sister - Brenda Dulworth of Columbia

One grandson - Ezra Flatt

Sister-in-law - Cathy Beard Denham

Brother-in-law - Brent (Pam) Cundiff of Columbia

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service - Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Victor Matney and Bro. William Davenport officiating

Burial in Cane Valley Cemetery

Visitation after 4:30 P.M. Saturday

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Cane Valley Cemetery Fund which can be made at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Colby Smith, Pedro Mendoza, Marco Ayala, James Flatt, Austin Beard, Teddy Beard, Josh Bailey, Jonathan Bailey

Honorary: Bobby Downey, Tim Beard, Wade Bailey

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Jim Clark, 57, Columbia, KY (1964-2021)

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