Oregon Clark grave marker
The grave marker for Oregon Clark, who died at age 58 from heart failure. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Published as it appeared on Oct. 9, 1918 in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Page 1, Column 5.

Philomath Matron Dies—Mrs. Oregon Clark, wife of F.P. Clark, the well known Philomath merchant, passed away at the family home in Philomath at 10 o’clock yesterday morning, her death resulting from heart failure and complicated trouble. Mrs. Clark came to Oregon 25 years ago from Texas, and during that time had continuously resided in Philomath, where she was known by practically all the citizens of that community. She was aged 58 years, and is survived by her husband and five children, three daughters and two sons, all of them residing at home. The funeral service will be held at Philomath at 2:30 tomorrow, Thursday afternoon, and burial will be in Newton cemetery.