Mary Lou Clark Andrews, age 70, of Drexel, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Duke Hospital in Raleigh. Born July 11, 1941 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late John Clark and Odessa Grindstaff Clark. Mary was a caring and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed.
Along with her parents, Mary is preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Lee Johnson; two sisters, Barbara Clark Boyd and Kay Clark Page; and two brothers, Larry Van Clark and Johnny Dean Clark.
Those left behind to cherish her memory include three sons, Michael Johnson and his wife, Donna of Raleigh, and Devin and Kevin Andrews of Drexel; a sister, Patricia Clark Gentry of Hildebran; and two granddaughters, Kellie and Kristi Johnson.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in the Chapel of Valdese Family Funeral Care. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Valdese Family Funeral Care has the honor of serving the family.