The Ottumwa Daily Courier
---- — BATAVIA — Callie Lou Clark, 5, of Batavia, passed away at 4:20 p.m. April 1, 2013, in Batavia, when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a train.
Callie was born on May 17, 2007, in Ottumwa, the daughter of Waylon and Tara Lewman Clark.
She was a kindergarten student at Cardinal Elementary School.
Callie was a very outgoing and loving child, who enjoyed spending time with her parents, sisters and grandparents. She always had a smile and could make anyone laugh. Callie loved to dance, ride on the motorcycle with her dad and watch Twilight movies with her mom. She was a girly-girl who could almost always be seen wearing a dress and enjoyed playing with her Monster High Dolls, the Wii and her dog Bo.
Survivors include her parents of Batavia; one sister, Jordan Ann Clark; grandparents, Dale and Denise Clark of Ottumwa, Brent Lewman of Batavia and Ronda Lewman and Jeff Parrish of Douds; great-grandparents, Vivian Clark of Batavia, Roland Davis of Eldon and Danny Showman of Martinsburg; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and many more loving family and friends too numerous to mention.
She was preceded in death by her uncle, Brian Lewman, and great-grandparents, Ralph Clark, Gloria Davis, Norma Showman and Thomas and Edna Lewman.
A joint funeral service with her sister Erica will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Grace Funeral Care in Batavia; with Pastor Danny Cary officiating. Burial will be in the Batavia Cemetery.
Friends may call after noon Saturday at Grace Funeral Care in Batavia, where the family will be present for visitation from 4-7 p.m.
Donations for the family may be sent to the Lewman-Clark Fund in care of the City of Batavia, 304 Alto, Batavia, Iowa 52533 or Grace Funeral Care, P.O. Box 10, Eldon, Iowa 52554.
Please visit us at www.gracefuneralcare.com.