Ethel F. Clark

July 19, 1917 ‒ October 12, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ethel F. Clark, age 98, of Mount Vernon went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, October 12, 2015 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

She was born on July 19, 1917 in Mount Vernon to the late Elsworth and Mabel (Shearer) Mansfield. Ethel was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and also the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and served as a foster grandparent at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center for many years. She enjoyed being around and working with children. But most of all, Ethel loved her Lord and lived her life according to the Ten Commandments.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Jane (Jeffrey) Cline of Gambier, Connie Pritchett of Bellville; her son Dan (Mary Jane) Clark of Mount Vernon; eight grandchildren, Todd Clark of Hilliard, Traci (Mike) Ritter of Columbus, Ty Pritchett of Mansfield, Valerie Thompson of Mount Vernon, Veronica Pritchett of Howard, Michael Spalding of Kentucky, Ryan (Hanaleigh) Cline of Howard, Ashley (Greg) Neer of Howard; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by her husband Forest “Frosty” Clark Sr.; her son Forest “Frosty” Clark Jr.; two sisters, Wilma Gunter and Elizabeth Brooks and her son-in-law Willis Pritchett.

Friends may call on Thursday from 6-8PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held on Friday, at the funeral home, beginning at 2PM with Pastor Bill Dunfee officiating. Burial will follow in St. Johns Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

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  • Dan, Mary Jane, and Connie,
    So sorry for your loss. Will keep you all in my prayers.
    Dennis Snyder

  • So sorry about your loss. She is in heaven now with no pain. We will be thinking about you and the family.
    Linda and Dick White

  • Dan, Mary Jane and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I always remember her being a sweet woman and was also quick to say hello when we walked in her neighborhood . She didn’t live too far from us as we lived across Center Run. She will be missed by many. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

  • I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I was Mrs. Clark’s neighbor for 17 years. I will always remember how she was so sweet and kind to my kids (Rachel & JJ). And at one point I had to go over to her house and get our dog Max as he guarded her house to as if he lived there 🙂 I can honestly say she was the BEST neighbor I’ve ever had. Mrs. Clark will be missed by many may she rest in peace.
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    The Anderson’s
    Darla, Rachel, & J.J.

  • So very sorry for your loss Mary Jane, God did bless her with a very full life and family who loved her dearly, may she rest in peace with our wonderful lord, take care and God Bless all of you.

  • Dan and Mary Jane,

    So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and I’m sure will be missed by many. Our condolences.

    Pat and Gene Porter

  • Mary Jane and Jeff,
    I will never forget discussing garage sales with your mother…she was very special to me and she loved you very much. While I know you will miss her…we know she will be waiting for us. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • I am from Johnstown, PA. We are related through your grandmother Mabel. Although I never met Ethel, I can tell by the above comments and the beautiful obituary that she was a lovely godly woman. Please accept my sympathy in the loss of your dear mother.
    Susan Pribulsky