DURHAM — Sharlene “Candy” Clarke entered into her eternal life on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. She was born on July 25,1953, in High Point, NC, to the late President Buddy Clark and Clara Mae Clark. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Roosevelt Clark, Henry Glasgow, James Glasgow and Jonny Glasgow; one sister, Janie Mae Clark-Woods; and a special nephew, Marcus L. Suber.

Sharlene worked at Sara Lee Hosiery Mill in Winston-Salem, NC. Sharlene was a faithful member of Markhams Chapel Baptist Church in Durham, NC. Candy, as she was called by family and friends, attended school in High Point. She graduated from Thomas Wingate Andrews High School and attended Western Carolina University. She loved her children, grandchildren, family and friends. Candy also had a great love of nicknames for all her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed all the special times that she shared with each of them. She had one special niece, Mrs. Wendy Harbison, who she enjoyed watching Family Feud with. Candy also enjoyed watching The Waltons and The Golden Girls.

Surviving to cherish the legacy of her love and affection are two sons, Guy (Carla) Whitlock Jr. of Orlando Florida, Justin (Crystal) Lamont Clark of Chapel Hill, NC; one honorary son, Jameer Gallmom-Meade of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Lilly Clark-Pike of Durham, NC and Thelma C. (Robert) Suber of Greensboro, NC; one brother, Daniel Glasgow of High Point; 10 grandchildren, Raheem, Monte, Makiya, Emantie, Sekoyia, Justin, Jeremiah, Jayce, Jabri and Jabriya.

A private funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will follow at Carolina Biblical Gardens. Ms. Clake may be viewed on today (Nov. 20) at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel from 4 until 7 p.m.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.

Online condolences may be sent to the Clarke family at phillips