Jennie (Morse) Pearse Clark, obituary

Posted:  Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:15am

SEARSMONT — Jennie (Morse) Pearse Clark, 93 of Searsmont, passed away November 9, 2017 at Knox Center in Rockland. She was born and raised in Lincolnville, on December 15, 1923 to John Everett and Caroline (Lermond) Morse. Jennie was a very active community member in Searsmont, earning an award for Community Beautification for her many efforts. Jennie had a quick smile and friendly nature and was also a beautiful artist. She was a loving friend to many and showed her kindness to shut-ins bringing meals and pies to them and making phone calls to her many friends. She cherished her family, especially the grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by both parents; her first husband Basil Pearse, Sr.; her second husband Howard Clark; sister Marion Norwood; nephew Earl Norwood, and an infant sister. Jennie is survived by her two sons, Basil Pearse Jr. and his wife Arlinda, Paul Pearse and wife Alice; grandchildren Diane, Michelle, Gary, Lori and Rebecca; several great-grandchildren as well as great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a special friend, Basil Hills.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 17 at Searsmont Methodist Church followed by burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to join the family downstairs at the church for food and fellowship. Memories and condolences may be shared at Those who wish may make donations in Jennie's memory to Searsmont Fire Dept.,c/o James Ames, PO Box 55, Searsmont, ME 04973 or Belmont Fire & Rescue, c/o Maxine Harford, 38 Fenwick Rd., Belmont, ME 04952.