Joe Basil Clark Sr 78 of Jasper, Texas died on August 23, 2019. He was born

on November 26, 1940 in the Mayflower Community in Newton County. He

retired from Visador in Jasper as Sr. Vice President after 35 years of

service, was a master mason for 40 years and was president of the BISD

School Board for 17 years. He was a 1959 graduate of Burkeville High School

and was an avid Burkeville Bearkat and Mustang fan. He also enjoyed fishing

and hunting.

Joe is survived by his wife, Glenda Zachry Clark of Jasper, son, Joe Basil

Clark Jr. and wife, Adriana of Nacogdoches, Tx, daughter, Kim Collins and

husband, Robert "Buck" of Jasper, TX and grandchildren, Allison Collins, Joe

Basil "Trey" Clark III and wife, Madi, Rebecca Collins and Kaitlyn Clark.

Visitation will be on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at

Smith Funeral Home in Newton.

Funeral services will be on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:00 am at the

Burkeville Church of God with burial to follow at the Burkeville C emetery.