Esther Ruth Clark


Esther Ruth Jones-Clark age 75, affectionally called “Queenie” or “Aunt Queenie” took her flight to Heaven on Saturday August 29, 2020
She was born February 7, 1945 in Louise, Mississippi to the late Deacon Malachi and the late Mother Persephone Miller-Jones.

She was the sixth of twelve children born to that union, the Jones family relocated to Mansfield, Ohio in 1952. She attended Mansfield Public Schools and was a 1963 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, She was employed at Woolworth Dept. Store, The Pepsi Cola Company, Mansfield Tire & Rubber and she retired from General Motors Ontario Plant. She was a member of Temple of Faith COGIC under the late Elder L.G. Maddox and the now Maddox Memorial COGIC under Supt Aaron Williams where she served in several capacities including the choir. She was presently a member of Latter Rain COGIC under the leadership of Supt. Louis Blevins Jr., where she had served as President of the Pastor’s Aide and a member of the Anniversary Committee and the Mother’s Board.

She was known for her beautiful smile and her outgoing personality she never met a stranger, she was a giver and a lover of all people.

She fell in love with and married Robert Clark Jr. and they raised two sons, Reginald Jones and Robert Clark III, Step-children Tanika Clark, Dallas TX and Adrian Clark, Monroe MI.

Esther was preceded in death by her husband Robert Jr and both sons, three siblings, Juanita Deener, Annie Lucille Cannada and Malachi Jones Jr. She leaves to Cherish her memory five sisters, Mother LaDorothy Hunter of Memphis TN, Mother Joyce Twyman of Mansfield OH, Mother Thomasine Wallace of Reynoldsburg OH, Apostle Patricia Selman of Atlanta GA, and Evangelist Sharon (Pastor Louis) Blevins of Mansfield, OH; 3 brothers Deacon Herman (Terri) Jones of Columbus OH, Thomas Jones of Atlanta GA, and Jerome Jones of Canton OH, 1 Brother-in-law Bobby Clark; 9 Grandchildren, 4 Great-grandchildren a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Friends and her Latter Rain Church Family.

Visitation 4:00 PM and Funeral Service 5:00 PM Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Latter Rain COGIC, 259 Glessner Ave.

Interment 10:00am Tuesday at Mansfield Memorial Park .

Online Obituary Donation in memory of Esther Ruth Clark

Condolence Messages

  1. My lovebug❤. There were none more special than you. I’ll remember you always. R.i.paradise ❤❤❤

  2. Kimberly Mitchell

    So sorry for your loss

  3. Charles and Patti Ray

    Our Prayers are with the Jones and Clark Families.

  4. We are sending heartfelt condolences to the family of Esther Clark. She was always so warm and pleasant to be around. Her beautiful smile and personality warmed our hearts. We will continue to lift up prayers for each of you during this difficult time.

    The Webb Family

    Rosie, Elaine, Burke Jr, Clarence and Carmen

  5. My Condolences to you and the family praying for comfort, strength,and peace. I only met her once and the time that I did she was sweet and a classy woman of God.

    Sis Precious Crowell

  6. We The Davis family send our condolences to all of the Family members. May God be with you all threw this difficult time. We love you all Forever. Tony, Vivian Davis and Family.

  7. Esther you will be missed. I love you, cousin Emma

  8. Beverly Williams

    My condolences to the family may God bless and strengthen you at this time we will miss her beautiful smile

  9. Bishop Edward E. Shouse, Sr.

    So sorry for your loss, may the Lord bless and continue to give you strength in this time of bereavement. It is a fact, “Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t heal ”

    The church family of The Temple of Praise…

    Bishop Edward E. and Lady Rose Marie Shouse and the TOP family.

  10. My deepest condolences to the entire Family. I have known Ester as long as I can remember. Attending Temple of Faith, then Maddox Memorial, working with her at the General Motors Plant in Mansfield, She has always had that beautiful smile and the same personality to go with it. She will be missed. My prayers sent from my Families-Swain’s, Kilgore’s, Holmes, Carr’s, Jefferson’s. to your Families. God has picked another Angel Rest In Heaven Queen

  11. She Was amazing Woman..From The Garry Rembert @Families..R.I.H..See you When I get There…AMAN….

    • Cynthia Beard-Bonham

      Heartfelt condolences to the Clark and Jones families. So glad God allow me to cross paths with Ms. Esther! She was a bright positive light in a dark time of my life. I will always and forever remember her encouraging words, her big beautiful smile and her love.

  12. My cousin with that beautiful personality. My cousin you will be you kid

  13. Jeanette Cameron Hess

    My sincere condolences to the Clark & Jones families.The beautiful rose garden is complete, she’s with her family again, her husband and sons. I’ve known this family all my life, going to the Church of God in Christ, with my Aunt Rosie Dobbins. Mother Jones entire family was good god fearing people. Esters beautiful smile, and awesome personality will be missed. Rest on in heavenly peace. Oh when the saints go marching in, she’s in that number!

  14. Esther, A beautiful Lady inside and out she will be truly miss..her smile, the best hugs ever a Great Women of God she will never be forgotten❤Praying for the family and sending my love.

  15. Kim y Hairston-Dismuke

    She always had a smile and a pleasant personality. Always had a kind word for you. Praying for the Family.

  16. To the Clark & Jones Family
    Aunt Queenie will truly be missed. We all loved her so much & know that she’s now resting peacefully with her family in God’s arms. Sending our deepest condolences & prayers for the family. Love you always.
    From Trinia, Raven & Kraige

  17. My condolences and prayers to the Clark and Jones family. With love from Valeria Delk&Family

  18. Tatanisha Jefferson

    Ms. Esther was such a sweet and beautiful soul. Her smile was contagious and she always had a way to make you feel special. She will be missed. To the family, I pray God gives you strength and comfort in your time of grief. Praying for you all. Rest well Ms. Esther.

    • Miss Esther definitely had a way of making everyone feel deeply loved and cared for! I will deeply miss her hugs and smiles at Walmart! Love you Miss Esther!

  19. My deepest heart filled condolences, to the Family of Esther Ruth , She will be greatly missed . We always see each other at the store She always give me a hug and say Hi cuzin with. great big Smile , she is rejoicing with the Saints in heaven , Be encourage family She’s with the Lord . i love y’all , may God comfort your hearts

  20. Debbie S Jefferson

    No more pain you now pain free angel fly high R.I.P

  21. Gwendolyn Jones Barton

    My dear cousin Esther, who I love dearly, you had a beautiful smile, you were kind and loveable. You always kept us laughing. You will be missed so much, looking forward to Meeting you in Heaven. Rest in the arm of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Love you Cousin .

  22. Supervisor Lee Van Zandt

    My heart hurts as I think of such a wonderful, loving Cousin who has gone to be with the Lord. I pray that God will comfort and strengthen the family during this very difficult time. I wish that I could be there to say goodbye but my love will always be there. I’m looking forward to seeing you again.

  23. Leon and Ann Jefferson

    We are so very sorry for your loss. What a
    beautiful life Easter lived. She was such a lovely person, who will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her entire Family during this time of grief. God bless the Jones and Clark families.

  24. I am saddened by the passing of my Cousin Esther whom I Dearly Love, we will truly miss her and her Beautiful smile…rest in Heaven Love you and I will miss you Queenie…

  25. Althea and James Day

    Clark and Jones Families, our deepest sympathy to you during this difficult times. God bless you.

  26. My condolences to the family….anytime I talked to her she encouraged me with a word….

  27. I am absolutely heartbroken to learn of Miss Esther’s passing. I met her when I worked at Moto Mart and it didn’t take long for her to become my favorite. No matter what kind of day I was having, she always knew when I needed a smile and a laugh. Miss Esther was not just a success as a woman, she was a success as a human being. I wish everyone could be like her.

    To her family, may God hold you all a little closer at this time. My deepest sympathies in the lost of someone who was loved by all who knew her. I will miss my friend terribly.

    You will all be in my prayers.

    Mary Burk

  28. Russell W Tanner

    Aunt Qunnie you will be missed.

  29. Margaret Jo Lindsay

    We’re so sorry for your loss, my love and prayers to the Clark and Jones Family ❤️ Jo an Scob

  30. Robert & Betty Edwards

    I want to send condolences to the family of Esther Clark. I loved your beautiful smile and sweet spirit. You are safe in the arms of God now ny sweet cousin. Until we meet again, love Reb Robert and Betty Edwards. Home st last!

  31. Willie & Tameka Burtin

    SENDING our Condolence to the Clark/ Jones family we’re going miss seeing that beautiful smile.

  32. My condolences go out to my family at the loss of cousin Esther. We will really miss her. We pray the Lord will strengthen us at this difficult time. Cousin Wilma and James Watkins in Houston, Texas

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