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Betty Lou (Connor) Clark-Whitener

Posted 2018-04-13 by mhenderson
Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home -
Muscatine, Iowa -

Betty Clark-Whitener Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008
Stonebridge Christian Fellowship, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Betty Lou Clark-Whitener, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 6,
2008, in Las Vegas. Words of wisdom and inspiration will be said by
the Rev. Richard Tatham. Arrangements were entrusted to the Lietz-
Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

Mrs. Clark-Whitener was born Oct. 19, 1924, in Muscatine, the daughter
of Guy O. and Frances Gertrude Connor. She moved to Lake Havasu City,
Ariz., 36 years ago from Davenport. She was an accomplished vocalist
and member of the Morgan Sisters Trio, traveling with the Camel
Caravan during WWII, and continued in entertainment throughout her
life. She married Kenneth LeRoy Clark in 1947 and had six children. He
died in 1987. She then married Walter E. Whitener in 1993. She was the
most awesome and inspiring mother that anyone could ever want and will
be desperately loved and missed, by everyone that she touched.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Matthew L. Clark and wife,
Julie, and their daughters, Diane L. Kaufmann and husband, Paul, and
Nancy L. Clark and husband, Ed, all of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; a
brother, John Connor of Iowa; two sisters, Joan Lawrence of Iowa and
Patricia Hoeksema of Florida; a sister-in-law, Dianne M. Clark of
North Dakota; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy and Seth Bettis, Misti
Ackeberg, Ingrid, Edward and Shannon Glomboske and Jayson, Hunter,
Joshua, Jordan and Matthew Clark; and 13 great-grandchildren, Alexis,
Aaron, Meghan, Mackenzie, Gage, Brianna, Zoe, Nathan, Natalie, Tyler,
Ava, Nevaeh and Fallon. She was preceded in death by three sons,
identical twins Mark S. and David L. Clark and Kent L. Clark.



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