Neva Clark, 93, daughter of Aaron & Faith (McClatchey) McKay, was born Nov. 9, 1923 in Albert Lee, Minn. She passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at the Guthrie County Hospital, Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Neva graduated from Panora High School and went on to Normal Teaching School. She taught country school for about two years. On May 20, 1945, she married William Emmer Clark at the Methodist Church parsonage in Yale, Iowa. To this union two children were born, Joyce and Robert. They made their home on a farm near Panora for about two years. They then moved to a farm southeast of Yale before buying their own farm near Yale. Neva enjoyed helping her husband run the farm and continued to live there after Emmer passed away in 1989. In 1995, Neva moved into Yale. She has made her home at Lakeside Village for the last 4 years.
Neva enjoyed playing cards, traveling, bus trips, and helping out with whatever was needed at the Prairie Center Methodist Church. She was a member of the Prairie Center Methodist Church, the UMW, and the Yale Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Dennis) Colton of Okoboji; son, Robert (Carolyn) Clark of Yale; 6 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren; and brother, Glen McKay of Sun Lakes, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Emmer, and sister Merna Baxter.
Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Burial will be in the Prairie Center Cemetery, rural Yale. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be left to the Prairie Center Church or the Yale Methodist Church.