Goldie "Maxine" (Burke) Clark

November 19, 1932 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Goldie "Maxine" Clark Obituary

Goldie Maxine Clark, 91, of Kingwood, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Windy Hill Village, Assisted Living Facility, in Kingwood, WV, with her loving family by her side. She was born November 19, 1932, in Borgman, WV, a daughter of the late Russell and Edith (Hill) Burke. Her husband of 68 years, Miles Gene Clark, preceded her in death April 16, 2020.

Maxine graduated from Kingwood High School in 1950. She worked at C&P telephone office in Kingwood for a year, and then, for the Preston County Board of Education as a classroom aide, for several years.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting and especially quilting. She was also a 4H Leader of the Manown group for ten years.

Maxine and her husband traveled in all 50 states, as well as three cruises, several countries in Europe, and a special trip in 2018 to the Holy Land, that they enjoyed very much. They loved square dancing and attended several conventions, and saw a lot of beautiful country.

She attended St. Sebastian Catholic Church. As a member, she served as an usher, and a minister of Eucharist of the church. She was also a member of the Altar Society and St. Vincent de Paul.

She is survived by a son, Terry and wife, Kimberley, of Fayetteville, GA; two daughters, Brenda Armstead, of FL, Melinda Black, of Pottstown, PA; son in law, Fred Conley, of Kingwood; 9 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; two brothers, Robert D. Burke and wife, Alda “Cookie”, of Reedsville, Charles S. Burke, of Reedsville; two sisters in law, Shirley Clark and Sue Clark; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Conley; granddaughter, April Dawn Clark; and brother, Clarence Burke.

Family and friends will be received at Kingwood Funeral Home, 295 S. Price Street, Kingwood, on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 4-7pm. A prayer vigil will be held at 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 11am, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 322 E. Main Street, Kingwood, WV. Father Dominic Athishu as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Howesville.

Online condolences can be sent to the Clark family at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 322 E. Main Street, Kingwood, WV 26537 or St. Sebastian Altar Society, 322 E. Main Street, Kingwood, WV 26537. Kingwood Funeral Home is honored to serve the Clark family.


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February 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kingwood Funeral Home and Crematory
295 South Price Street
Kingwood, WV 26537

Mass of Christian Burial
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Sebastian Catholic Church (Kingwood)


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