Born in Lebanon, Oregon, to John E. Clark and Carol Springer Clark. Darlene attended Roosevelt Elementary School in Corvallis before moving to Eugene to attend junior and senior high school.
In 1954, Darlene married Dwayne Rayburn in Corvallis, Oregon. The couple lived in Arcadia for two years before moving back to Corvallis, where they welcomed daughter Vicky in 1955. Son Randy was born in 1956. Darlene and Dwayne divorced in 1960.
Darlene worked at Montgomery Ward from 1959-61. She married Keith Boggs in January 1962 and they completed their family with son Terry born in 1966.
Darlene also worked at the Inn & Out and Dale Collins Insurance Agency in Philomath.
Darlene enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping, traveling, craft projects and made many beautiful quilts and afghans for family.
Darlene is survived by her son, Randy; stepson, Steve Boggs; grandchildren, Alan Wilkinson (Lebanon), Terra Flowers (Albany), Jennifer Thrasher (Happy Valley) and Kyle Boggs (St. Helens); 13 great grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, John Clark Jr., and Bill Clark; and sisters, Mary Clark Brown, Charlene Clark Miller and Sherry Clark Borchard.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents; son, Terry Boggs; daughter Vicky Wilkinson; brothers, Tony and Ron Clark; and great grandson, Tyrell Flowers.
Services will be held at McHenry Funeral Home on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 at 1 p.m.