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Rushden Echo, 6th April 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins
Mr. George Clark

Obituary—With deep regret we have to record the death, which took place on Monday, of Mr. George Clark, of Ebenezer Cottage, Stanwick, at the early age of 33 years. Deceased, in reality a victim of the war, died from enteric fever, and it is believed the disease was contracted during his long war service, the germ being probably quiescent for a time. Deceased, who was a member of an old and respected Stanwick family, leaves a widow. For many years he was the society steward at the Wesleyan Church and was in all ways a strong supporter of the cause. A man of great integrity of character, he will be much missed. The funeral took place yesterday. A service was held in the Wesleyan Chapel, a large congregation being present. The Rev. H. Graham Payn (Chairman of the District) conducted the service, which was of a very impressive character, and the Rector of Stanwick (Rev. J. B. Dollar) read the 90th Psalm. In addition to the family mourners there were representatives of the Rechabites (of which Order deceased was a member), including Bro. C. White, of Rushden, and others. The local preachers of the Higham Ferrers Wesleyan circuit were represented by Messrs. A. Short, E. Miller, P. Nicholls, A. Baxter, Dawkes, A. G. Larkinson, and W. P. Orrell. Mr. Payn, in a brief address, spoke of the earnest work which Mr. Clark had done for the cause of Methodism and Christianity. The interment took place in the Churchyard, Mr. Payn officiating. The Rector read the committal prayer, and Mr. Payn pronounced the benediction. A large number of the parishioners attended the funeral.

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