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Janet Marie Robertson Clark

May 14, 1951 - January 7, 2020

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Janet Marie Robertson Clark, age 68, of Lynchburg, died on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Lynchburg General Hospital after a long period of declining health due to Parkinson’s disease.

Janet was born on May 14, 1951 in the City of Lynchburg. She was a graduate of Brookville High School, Central Virginia Community College, and a member of Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church. When not working in the home, she was employed as a secretary, most notably at Babcock & Wilcox. Janet had an outgoing personality and quick wit that she often used in the service of helping others. She was avid lover of animals and Elvis Presley.

She is preceded in death by her father, James W. Robertson, Sr. She is survived by her mother, Marie Ellis Blackwelder and husband Jim of Evington; three sons, Charles M. Clark, Jr. and wife Natasha of Jacksonville, N.C., Christopher J. Clark and wife Allison of Forest, and Matthew R.  Clark and wife Laura of Rota, Spain; five grandchildren, Nora, Sofia, Mila, Wyatt, and Olivia Clark; three brothers, James W. “Toby” Robertson, Jr. and wife Janet of Huddleston, Michael E. Robertson and wife Judy of Concord, and Allen W. Robertson and wife Patty of Appomattox; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Tharp Funeral Home with Randy Higgins officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest immediately following the service.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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