Clara Ann Roark, age 74, of Ewing, Virginia, passed away peacefully, March 4, 2023, at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee with her daughters by her side. Clara was born on February 26, 1949 to the late Jeff and Polly (Miracle) Pittman. Clara believed in the Pentacostal Faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. (Mark) Roark; one son, Ernie Pittman, twin brothers, Sol Pittman and David Pittman; brothers, Gale Pittman, Carter Pittman, Robert (Bobby) Pittman and Joseph (Joe) Pittman.
Sisters, Linda Jane (Pittman) Rutherford and her husband, Claude Rutherford, Sarah (Pittman) Murray and her husband, Boyd Murray, Ida (Pittman) Barnett and her husband, Otis, Gracie (Pittman) Green and her husband, Paul Green; and the father of Gracie (Pittman) Green’s children, Sewell Barnett.
A grandson, Greyson Emmanuel Ray;
Two special nephews, Kevin Ray Dunn and Charles (Chucky) Dewayne Barnett;
Nephews, George Hensley, Fred Rutherford, J.D. Rutherford and J.C. Rutherford;
Nieces, Mary (Rutherford) Johnson and Bertha (Rutherford)(Simpson) Harbin.
Clara is survived by the following members of her family:
Daughters, Angela (Pittman) Eschendal and her husband, Thomas and Nikki (Pittman) Ray.
One son, Wiley D. Pittman.
Sister, Linda (Pittman) Day and her husband, Ules.
Six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and her special "fur-baby" companion, Tucker.
Clara was a wonderfully dedicated Mom and a very hard worker.
At Clara’s request, she was cremated by Cawood Funeral Home.
Cawood Funeral Home of Middlesborough, KY, is in charge of all arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.cawoodfh.com
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