Memorial Biographies of General Baptist Ministers
Rev. O. B. Clark
The Rev. O. B. Clark was born November 12, 1904, on a farm two miles north of Dixon, Ky. His father, Elmer Clark, and his mother, Cora Clark, were General Baptists, as were their parents before them.
The Rev. Clark made a profession of faith in Christ as his Saviour, at the age, of 14, and united with Little Zion General Baptist Church in August 1928.
He felt the call to preach and answered that call to the ministry in 1936. His pastoral work has been in Union Association, and in the following churches: Little Zion, New Macedonia, Star Hope, Corydon, Earlington, and is now pastor at the Henderson General Baptist Church, full time.
He is also a very successful evangelist, and is well known for this kind of work in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee and Missouri. He has witnessed a great number of professions during his ministry.
He has served as moderator of Union Association two times; also as moderator of the Presbytery at different times. He has been serving on the Home Mission Board of Union Association for several years; on the Denominational Home Mission Board; also is a member of the Foreign Mission Board.
He took an active part in the oorganizationof the Princeton, Ky., and Sturgis, Ky., General Baptist churches.
* - Source - History of Union Association of General Baptist 1840 - 1953
M.C. Mc Donald