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Ora McDowell Clark

April 20, 1932 — April 18, 2024

Asheboro

Ora McDowell Clark, age 91, of Asheboro passed away on April 18, 2024 after a short stay at the Randolph Hospice House.

Mrs. Clark was born in the Jackson Creek Community of Randolph County on April 20,1932 to Arthur and Ocia Small McDowell.  She retired from Black & Decker and was a homemaker.  Ora was a faithful servant of the Lord her entire life and was a member of Pleasant Union Community Church.  In addition to her parents, Ora was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Ernest Leroy Clark, 3 brothers, and 6 sisters.  Ora had a calm spirit, and was a loving, giving, compassionate, and strong-willed lady her whole life.  She was a dedicated wife and mother. Ora loved gardening her flowers, especially her begonias.  Ora enjoyed crocheting and craft making until losing her eyesight.  

She is survived by her daughter, Gale Clark Hasty and husband Timmy of Randleman, and sister, Louise M. Lambeth of Thomasville.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 1:00-1:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro.  Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Danny Miller officiating.  Interment will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Clapp’s Convalescent Nursing Home and Hospice of Randolph for the loving and compassionate care given to Ora.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Union Community Church, c/o Maxton McDowell, 5354 Old NC Hwy 49 S., Asheboro, NC  27205.


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Visitation

Saturday, May 4, 2024

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Saturday, May 4, 2024

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Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Saturday, May 4, 2024

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