Norma L. "Minny" Clark, age 88, resident of Plymouth, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020, at The Willows of Willard in Willard, Ohio. She was born on January 5, 1932, in Plymouth, Ohio, to the late Donald and Edna (Eby) Ford and had been a Plymouth resident her entire life.
She had been a cosmetologist for many years and had enjoyed working in her beauty shop at her house. She had been a member of the HCRWC, Plymouth American Legion, Women's Auxiliary, W.O.T.M. in Willard, the Plymouth C of C, and the First Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Minny enjoyed mushroom hunting, feeding birds, and spending time at Lake Erie.
Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons, James (Kathy) Clark of Willard, and William Kelly Clark of New Haven; seven grandchildren, Chad (Jennifer) Clark, Lindy Clark, Katie Clark, Karlie Clark, Chelsea (Jake) Klingshirn, Natalee (Adam) Mosley, and Megan (Chad) Davidson; ten great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins; and two step-sisters, Ethel Briggs and Helen Saylor.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Clark; daughter, Kyle Clark and her parents, Donald and Edna Ford; a brother, F.E. (Ann) Ford; a sister, Wilma (Pete) Cornell and step-mother, Jane Ford.
Private family services will take place at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio with burial at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to Plymouth High School Athletic Boosters. Those wishing to express condolences may do so by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Marlene Henry - Jul 28, 2020
My first meeting with Minnie was at the Lutheran Church. She said "Hello, my name is Minnie even though I'm a Maxie" with her contagious smile. That is how I will always remember her. I've missed her in HER favorite pew.
Michael - Jul 26, 2020
Just heard about Minny. Mom had talked to Naomi, who passed word along. Very sorry for Minny's passing, condolences from all of us out here in Colorado--Marge, Vicki and I. I'll pass word to Terry, he's up in Dillon Montana. It was always a huge treat to visit Minny and family when we'd drive over from North Fairfield. She always had a twinkle in her eye and smile in her voice. I'm thankful that we got to see her when we were there for Richard Painter's service. Sorry we couldn't be there for Minny, but our loving thoughts go with her.
Scott Osborn - Jul 23, 2020
Dear Jim, Kelly, and Family: My deepest condolences for the loss of your mom. A glorious character, seeming always on the verge of laughter from the latest joke that she was silently awaiting to spring, she was one of my favorite aunts. Seems like just yesterday that we were all having a ball(game) on one holiday get together or another, when we had nothing but good-natured fun and enjoyment of each other's company. I remain confident that there will be a great family reunion one day, including all those loved ones we now miss...You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May God bless you.
Barbara hiltbrunner - Jul 23, 2020
SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,MINNIE WAS SO MUCH FUN TO BE AROUND,WILL MISS HER.
Patty Mack - Jul 21, 2020
Dear Jim, Kelly, and families— I’m so sorry at the passing of your wonderful mother. She was a part of my life and my families life for so many years! I got to know her when I was really young and was friends with Kyle and all through school with Jim. She was always Mrs. Clark to me, and I think I was in my 60s before I ever thought to call her Minnie. A ritual my mother still has, is her Thursday hair appointment which eventually happened with Wendy, but even then on days that my sisters or I were with her, your mother always part of so glass of wine. Not that many years ago, denny and And were part of that get together. I hope they are all up They are together having a glass of wine and knowing how much they were loved and still are and I hope that helps heal some of the loss. Your mother (and grandmother and great grandmother! ) was one of a kind, Which I realize is not news to you, but I hope you know how much she meant to many people in your circles and in the community. God bless.
Bill and Beverly Chapman - Jul 21, 2020
So sorry to hear of Minny's passing she was a real bonus to the Plymouth Community.
She was always ready to help no matter the job. Bill and I will miss one of the best neighbors we had.
Dorothy Hedeen - Jul 21, 2020
With sincere thought and prays to the family of my friend Minnie whom I enjoy being a friend to for may years.
Joyce Hawk - Jul 20, 2020
I want to send you my sympathy in the lose of your mother. I am the sister-in-law of Ada Hammer, who was a beautician in her home in Ontario and close friend of your mom. She spoke of Minnie often and I know that they did each other's hair for many years. Ada passed away some years ago due to an accident while walking. I felt like I knew your mom because I heard so many loving things about her from Ada.
Cindy Perkins - Jul 20, 2020
So enjoyed spending time with Minnie, she could always bring a smile to your face. Condolences to her family.
Robin and Valerie Kuhn - Jul 20, 2020
Deepest sympathies Kelly and Jim.
Sherry Russell - Jul 20, 2020
She was a very special friend I will miss her very much. I loved and still love her very much. Prayers and love to all of her family
Dave Osborn - Jul 20, 2020
Jim, Kelly, and family; so sorry to here of the loss of your mom, grandmother, great grandmother. Life is so short. Enjoy it and love like it’s your last day.
Tim & Supannee Willet - Jul 19, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort in this time of sorrow.
Susan Root Moore - Jul 19, 2020
Dear Jim, Kelly, Megan, Chad, Lindy, Karlie, Katie, Natalie and Chelsea,
As with everyone who knew her, there are so many memories swirling around my head about your mom and Grandma.
Minny is a treasured piece of many of our lives for so many reasons. Her droll, salty sense of humor was one of things I lovedabout her- so was her inimitable elderberry pie! And she was always fun to have a drink with!!! I hope she is having a bang-up reunion with Kyle and your Dad and her siblings. I pray that you all find peace and comfort in your many wonderful memories of her. She is most definitely one of my most unforgettable characters.
Sharlene Carmean - Jul 19, 2020
I will cherish all of our memories at Baypoint. you are truly be missed!❤️
Betsy Fackler - Jul 19, 2020
Jim and Kelly, I was saddened to learn of the passing of your mother She was a lovely woman; how lucky you all were to have her as long as you did! I suspect that she and Beanie are having a grand time reuniting! My sincerest condolences to you and your families.
Kathy Holthouse - Jul 18, 2020
So sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady.
LAVONNE AYRES - Jul 18, 2020
So sorry to hear. She was always a fun bowling partner and never made me feel bad about being the 'handicap' on the team. Enjoyed our nights at Fork and Fingers. Prayers of comfort to the family.
Barry and Rhonda Jester - Jul 18, 2020
We are so sorry to hear this! She always had a smile! Prayers for all the family!
Bob & LaVonne Ayres - Jul 18, 2020
Sorry to hear the sad news about Minnie. She was a sweet lady who will be missed by many. Kind thoughts and prayers are going out to her family and friends. May God grant you strength and comfort for the difficult days ahead, and fond memories for the years to come.
Cindy and Lee McClish - Jul 18, 2020
Jim and Kelly, may God's gift of
eternal life give you strength during your time of loss.
In Christ, cousin Cindy
John VanderBilt - Jul 18, 2020
Jim, We met briefly at you home a few years ago and I wanted to express my condolences to a lady I called Aunt Minnie. I would have liked to have gotten to know her better while I grew up in Plymouth.
Larry Ernst - Jul 18, 2020
Jim & Kelly, I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Larry Ernst
Deb Courtright - Jul 18, 2020
Megan, my deepest sympathies on the passing of your precious grandma.
Dennis Bogner - Jul 18, 2020
Jim and Kelly please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.
Janet Lindsey and Jon Paul Lindsey - Jul 18, 2020
To all the Clark family, my deepest sympathy. What a wonderful person and so much fun to be around, she certainly will be missed.
Linda and Mike Veletean - Jul 18, 2020
To Minnie’s family our deepest sympathy and prayers to all of you. She was such a great lady and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her
Susie Kimble Smith - Jul 18, 2020
Minnie was such a Fun lady to be around . We had many good times playing Euchre at the Mack's Cabin. Wow could she make a Pie !! Deepest condolences to the Family