Icie Clark
Icie Clark
Birth: 19 March 1907
Ruddle, West Virginia, USA
Death: 4 August 2019
Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 112 years, 138 days
Country: United StatesUSA
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Icie Clark (née Hedrick; 19 March 1907 – 4 August 2019) was an American supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Icie Clark was born Icie Hedrick in Ruddle, West Virginia, USA, on 19 March 1907. Her parents were Fannie and John Hedrick. She had eight siblings, two of whom are still living as of 2019.

In 1943, Clark married her husband, Waldo, a patient at a hospital where she worked. They moved to Swissvale, Pennsylvania, where he worked at Union Switch and Signal. They had two children, Jean and Richard. Waldo Clark died in 1962.

There was also a history of longevity in her family: her mother lived to be 93, her sister Ina Cleta Hedrick lived to be 95, her sister Eula Kimble lived to be 96, her sister Mary Thompson lived to be 101. In addition, her niece Bonnie Mowery lived to be 90.

Icie Clark lived in a nursing home in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania. She died on 4 August 2019 at the age of 112 years, 138 days. She is survived by two children, four grandchildren, two sisters, one sister-in-law and five great-grandchildren.

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