Martha Delores Clark, 87, Mercer, MO passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at a Princeton, MO nursing home with her family by her side.

She was born on March 31, 1933 the daughter of James Laures and Ruby Irene (Hamilton) Poland.

On August 5, 1952, she married John Robert Clark in Osceola, Iowa. He preceded her in death on October 28, 2007.

Delores graduated from Mercer High School in 1951. She was a member of the Lineville Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, flowers, and cattle.

In addition to her husband, Delores was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Raymond Glenn Poland and his wife, Shirley.

Delores is survived by her daughters, Mary Sue (Mike) Johnson, Trenton, MO and Linda (Jim) Hodges, Mercer, MO; son, James Robert “Jim” (Ann) Clark, Mercer, MO; grandchildren, Jordon Robert (Ashley) Clark, Megan Ann (Zach) Martin, Rhiannon Kay (Kinnison) McKay, Bryan Michael Johnson, James Matthew (Tammy) Davis, and Mindy Sue (Leigh) Rock; step-grandson, Joel (Mary) Hodges; ten great grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren. Delores “Dee Dee” was also blessed to have a family of her heart in neighbor Kaela Kidd and her family. She enjoyed many of her last days before residing in the nursing home enjoying tea parties and sharing ice cream with great grandchildren and the neighborhood children. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Pat Clark; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Joan Clark; brother-in-law, Paul Clark and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Graveside Services and Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 6 in Girdner Cemetery, Mercer, MO under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Lineville, IA. There is no scheduled visitation. Memorials may be made to Girdner Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home 310 W. 3rd St., Lineville, IA 50147. Online condolences may be left at