Monday, December 13, 2021

Obituary - Gayla Clark

Gayla Clark, 57 of Drexel, Missouri passed away December 8, 2021 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri. Cremation, with private family services to be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (816-657-4400). Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Gayla Jean Benson Clark was born July 4, 1964 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Henry and Lillian Raison Benson. She worked as a bus driver for many years before becoming a CNA. Gayla loved riding horses, painting, drawing, and reading. She also very much enjoyed her time with family.

Gayla was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her son Thomas Clark and wife Erica, brothers, Troy Benson, Todd Benson, Ty Benson, and T. Gary Benson, along with her sister Geana Jones and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

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