Thelma L. Clark

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Dec. 29, 1921-Nov. 14, 2006

Thelma L. Clark, 84, Brazil, died Tuesday morning at her home.

Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Fred and Daisy (Nicoson) Froderman.

She graduated from Ashboro High School and later attended Business College in Indianapolis. Her family owned and operated the Froderman Chevrolet Dealerships in Terre Haute, Riley and Brazil, and she was the bookkeeper for all locations at one time. She also was bookkeeper for Clark's Lawn and Garden in Brazil, which she and her husband started in 1974.

She married William L. Clark in 1943. He survives.

They have been long-time members of the Community Missionary Church where she taught Sunday School, conducted Children's Church and was pianist. They traveled to Haiti on a mission trip

Survivors along with her husband of 63 years are two sons, Robert Clark and wife Pam, and Ed Clark and wife Laura, all of Brazil; four grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers George Harvey Froderman, Roy Froderman, Rev. Carl Froderman and Ernest Froderman; and sister Edna Mitchel.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at French Funeral Home, Brazil, with Rev. William Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and again Friday prior to services.