OBITUARY: Mark Wilson Mallard


Mr. Mark Wilson Mallard, age 61, of Portland, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

He was born August 16, 1961 in Portland, TN to James “Spike” Mallard and Mary Bell West Hovinga.

He was preceded in death by his father, James “Spike” Mallard; and his sister, Mary Moniqua Kitchens.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Rose Marie Clarno Mallard; his daughter, Mary Danielle and (Stephen) Cropper; his mother, Mary Bell Hovinga; his grandchildren, Annabella and Jon Luc; his brothers, Prentice Cole, James Kitchens and Allen and (Valerie) Kitchens.

Funeral services for Mr. Mallard will be conducted on Monday, March 27th at 1 PM from the chapel of Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Leon Graves officiating. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, March 26th from 2 PM-8 PM and again on Monday, from 10 AM till service time at 1 PM at Woodard Funeral Home.


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