Credentials & Qualifications

A NOTE ABOUT CREDENTIALS:

Wilkie and Reverend Dean

Credentials serve to let the public know that we are academically prepared, licensed and well-qualified to offer the services we provide at our facility.

By Listing our credentials we are not bragging, rather we are disclosing to the public that we have met every qualification necessary to perform the services we offer to the public.

From 1969 – 1989, Clark Funeral Home was under the supervision of the late Wilkie Clark.

From July, 1989 – September 30, 2009, Clark Funeral Home dba Clark Memorial Funeral Service was under the supervision and direction of Charlotte A. Clark-Frieson, who from 1989, until 2008 was the person who qualified the business for operation in Alabama.

As of October 1, 2009, Wilkie Sherard Frieson assumed the role of Managing Director and Embalmer, and the person in full and continuous charge of the funeral home, and currently qualifies the business for Operation in Alabama.

OUR FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT

CLARK MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICE …
Clark Funeral Home is Alabama Funeral Home Establishment License # 049. We have been continuously licensed since 1969, and locally licensed in The City Of Roanoke, affiliated With the Alabama Funeral Directors and Mortician’s Association, Inc.

PLEASE NOTE: We are qualified to arrange and conduct funerals at any location whether inside our city or in surrounding cities

OWNERSHIP
Clark Funeral Home was founded by the late Wilkie Clark along with his wife, Hattie Lee and daughter, Charlotte, in 1969. The Business was incorporated by the family in 1980. In 1989, Wilkie Clark, preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Lee Peters Clark, died, transferring his share of the company to his grandchildren, Wilkie Sherard Frieson and Je’Lynn Mikele Frieson, who were minors at the time. The present Co-Owners of the Funeral Home are Wilkie Sherard Frieson, Je’Lynn Mikele Frieson, and their mother, Mrs. Charlotte A. Clark-Frieson. Wilkie Sherard Frieson serves as the general manager, and custodian of the Company’s property, assets, and revenue, and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the company.

LICENSED PERSONNEL

Wilkie Frieson

WILKIE SHERARD FRIESON …

  • 1999 Honor Graduate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
  • Holds The Associate In Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service
  • National Board Certified Mortician
  • Member of Pi Sigma Eta National Mortician’s Fraternity
  • Successfully Passed the Alabama State Law Examination For Funeral Directors/Embalmers-
  • First Licensed as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in August of 1999
  • Previous Experience as Resident Staff with Kelley & Leak Funeral Home, Decatur, Georgia
  • Previous Experience as a “Trade Emblamer” with Goolsby Funeral Home in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Previous Experience as an Embalmer/Employee of Van Hoose and Steel Funeral Home, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • “Trade Embalmer” For West Georgia Mortuary, LaGrange, Georgia

Charlotte Clark-Frieson

CHARLOTTE A. CLARK-FRIESON
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State Insurance Producer License

  • Successfully Passed the Alabama State Examination for Funeral Directing in 1980
  • Alabama Licensed Funeral Director since 1980
  • Alabama Licensed Embalmer Since 1993
  • Embalming Clinical Practice Completed at Sellers Brothers Funeral Home, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1993 Honor Graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service
  • Member of Pi Sigma Eta National Mortician’s Fraternity
  • Holds The Associate In Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service
  • National Board Certified Mortician
  • Successfully Passed the Alabama State Law Examination for Embalmers in 1993
  • Licensed By the Alabama Insurance Commission as a Life Producer

CHARLOTTE’S OTHER CREDENTIALS…

  • Holds Associate in Science Degree from Southern Union State Community College
  • Holds Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education from Auburn University
  • Post Graduate Study at State University of West Georgia (Formerly West Georgia College)
  • Georgia T-5 Educator Certification With The Following Endorsements:
  • READING ENDORSEMENT (ECE); SP ED BEHAVIOR DISORDERS (P-12); SP ED GENERAL CURRICULUM (P-12) Consultative
  • SP ED LEARNING DISABILITIES (P-12) CONSULTATIVE; SP ED LANGUAGE ARTS COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8);
  • SP ED MATH COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8); SP ED READING COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5); SP ED SCIENCE COGNITIVE LEVEL
  • (P-5, 4-8); SP ED SOCIAL SCIENCE COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8)

Please feel free to visit Charlotte at www.charlotteclarkfrieson.com, where she maintains her personal web presence.

Je’Lynn Frieson

JE’LYNN MIKELE FRIESON…

  • Successfully Passed the Alabama State Funeral Director’s Examination in 2003
  • Graduate of West Georgia Technical College, with a Diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Alabama Licensed Funeral Director
  • Alabama Licensed Practical Nurse

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Clark Memorial Funeral Service
"Where Courtesy Dwells and Service Excels!"
252 LaFayette Highway
(Post Office Box 688)
Roanoke, AL 36274

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