Vauda Drucilla Clarke
October 26, 1940 – March 28, 2021
– Fran passed away March 28, 2021. She born in Snowball,
Arkansas on October 26, 1940 to Elmer and Mercilla McDaniel.
After high school, Fran attended Cosmetology school and
graduated with her license and began 60 years of working in
a salon. After marrying Elmer Henry Clarke, the couple
raised two boys in Salem. She loved having dinner with
family and loved her baseball. Fran’s hobbies included her
love for reading, puzzles, baseball, bonfires and spending
time with family.
She is preceded in death by her parents:
Elmer and Mercilla McDaniel; and her son Shawn Clarke. She
is survived by her husband Elmer “Mo” Clarke; her son:
Kendal (Laura Lee) Clarke of Salem; her granddaughter Caylen
Metcalf of Salem; her grandson’s: Riley (Taylor) Madden of
Salem and Chad Metcalf of Portland.