Lynnwood "Lynn" Matthews Clark

August 27, 1933 - March 10, 2021

­­­­Lynnwood “Lynn” Matthews Clark, Jr. 87, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021. He was born on August 27, 1933, in Conroe, to Mary Caroline Van Horn and Lynnwood Matthews Clark, Sr. Lynn was a United States Air Force Veteran. He retired as a math and computer programming educator for Lamar Institute of Technology. Lynn taught mathematics at multiple public schools. He also volunteered at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas for 18 years.

Survivors include his children, Sheryl Carlile; Denise Grant and her husband, Jim; Kenneth Clark and his wife, Patricia; Kimberly Hoffpauir and her husband, Matthew; grandchildren, Tom Carlile; Daffney Cseke, and her husband, Frank; Stephanie Banks and her husband, James; Michele Andrus; Nathan Grant and his wife, Rachael; Sarah Baudains and her husband, William; and Elizabeth Hoffpauir; great-grandchildren, Austin Hinely, Courtney Andrus, Madison Banks, Meagan Andrus, Cole Banks, Matthew Cseke, Calista Cseke, Kaleb Banks, Emmett Grant, and Everett Grant, and a host of nieces and nephews, and other relatives.

Lynn is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy Jean Clark; sisters, Mary Lynn Lafley; Jeanie Belshe; Carolyn Thousand, Patricia Davis and Erin Streater; and brother, George Clark.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to one of the following organizations: Some Other Place, 590 Center Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701; South East Texas Veterans Group; P.O. Box 12352, Beaumont, Texas 77726; Baptist Auxillory, 3080 College Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701; The Lynn & Dorothy Clark Scholarship Endowment, C/O LIT Foundation, P.O. Box 10085, Beaumont, Texas 77710

A memorial service for Mr. Clark will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.

Memorial Service

Memorial Service
  • 3430 harrison ave. beaumont tx 77706
  • 05/01/2021
  • 10:00 am

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
  • 2000 mcfaddin avenue beaumont tx 77701

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Elaine White

Enjoyed volunteering with Mr. Lynn & listening to his stories as we all ate lunch @ Baptist Hospital. Condolences to the family

Patricia Chance

Mr. Clark was such a great instructor, and a kind and patient teacher. He was a great help to me and many other students. My condolences to his family.

Libbie & Bill Nylin

Our whole family was terribly saddened by Lynn's passing.. He was one of the kindest men ever. He gave our daughter a peppermint (before she would talk to anyone) every time she came to LIT. And then he brought her one to her wedding. She just loved him, as we all did.

Sandra Ellington

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Kyle Breaux

Sorry to hear of Lynn's passing. I have fond memories of the Clark family as both friends and neighbors while growing up in the Amelia area.. I will always remember the camping trips we shared to Dam B. Prayers to the family.

Stephen and Donna Gibson

I first met Lynn when I joined the Southeast Veterans Honor Group. I was Air Force and being a fellow Crew Chief, we hit it off. It was a pleasure to chat with Lynn as we prepared for a fellow brother or sister veterans funeral service. It was an honor to be a friend of Lynn's. So sorry for his passing, but he will be remembered.

Carol Flatten

Our sympathy to all his loving family members from the Trinity Homebound Committee.