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John Wayland Clark, age 86 of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 10, 2019. He was born in Fort Payne, AL to the late Wallace and Nellie Madeline Dunn Clark, moved to the Rossville Area in 1958 and retired in 2002 from Chattanooga Tufters. Wayland was a devoted Christian and member of Union Baptist Church, Ft. Payne and attended Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Rossville. He was also a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, who will be greatly missed. Wayland was also preceded in death by his grandson, Samuel Clark; siblings, Mabell Plemons, Undine Clark, Doyle Clark, Dan Clark, Eugene Clark, and Verna Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife, of 60 yrs., Eva Swafford Clark; children, Connie (Tim) Williams Calvin (Monese) Clark, and Gary (Nikki) Clark; siblings, Rebecca Moore and Ronald Clark; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Gary Clark and Bro. Bobby Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens-South. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Ft. Oglethorpe.