HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Mary Ruth Clark, 97, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, formerly of Hopkinsville, passed away August 3, 2013, at Care Free Living Assisted Living in Albuquerque of natural causes.
A native of Crofton, Ky, she was born September 15, 1915, the daughter of the late John Henry and Ollie Davis Clark. She was a member of Millbrooke Christian Church. She was a retired registered nurse from the V.A. Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She was a WWII US Army 1st Lt. who served in Southwest Pacific. She received the American Defense Service Ribbon, Philippians Liberation Ribbon, 5 Overseas Service Stars, and 2 Bronze Battle Stars Meritorious Service in the Field of Battle.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Ky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, officiated by Rev. James O. Hazelrigg. Burial following in Ky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville. Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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