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Joseph Sevey Clark passed away peacefully on February 20, 1996. He was 36 years old. His death followed five years of suffering and physical disability resulting from strokes caused by a brain infection.

Joe is remembered for his loving and cheerful personality that was manifest with great energy before his illness, and for the great faith, dignity, and graciousness with which he faced his ordeal.Joe was born April 13, 1959 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert Sevy Clark and Verna Stokes Clark. He lived with his family for many years in Mesa, Arizona, where he graduated from Westwood High School. After an LDS mission to Finland, Joe graduated from Brigham Young University and received his law degree from the University of San Diego Law School. At the time of his illness he was a member of the California Bar and was practicing law with the firm of Treitler & Montisano in San Diego.

Joe married his eternal sweetheart, Janice Parker, in the Salt Lake Temple on July 30, 1985. Their two sons, Jacob and Andrew have loved their father and will dearly miss him.

Joe is a worthy member of the LDS Church, having served in many callings. He especially loved and was loved by the young men he was called to serve.

Joe's family expresses heartfelt thanks to our extended family and the multitude of friends who have helped sustain Joe and his family with faith, love, and kind expressions. Special thanks also to the many professionals who have tenderly cared for Joe at various hospitals and at Eastlake Care Center.

Joe is survived by his wife, Janice; their sons, Jacob and Andrew; his parents, Bob and Verna Clark; brothers and sisters, Doug (Mila) Clark; Rob (Wendy) Clark; Terri (Gregg) Taylor; Lorri (Jim) Edwards; Jay (Jill) Clark; and Dean (Jill) Clark; parents-in-law, Doug and Corrine Parker.

Friends may call Thursday, February 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Berg Mortuary, 185 East Center Street, Provo. Funeral services will be Friday, February 23, at 2 p.m. at the Provo Oak Hills Stake Center, 965 East North Temple Drive, Provo.

Interment will be in the Provo City Cemetery.

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