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Clara Ruth Clark
Clara Ruth Clark, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Seguin after a long illness.
Clara was born to Warren Franklin and Effie Marie (Breeden) Ayers on March 6, 1929, in Baliver, Tenn.
She worked in civil service at Kelly Field, retiring after more than 25 years of service.
Clara was also a member of Highland Hills Baptist Church in San Antonio.
Her parents; her husband, Gabe Clark; a daughter, Elaine Freeland; and her sister and brother-in-law, Billie and R. J. Bennett, preceded her in death.
Clara is survived by her daughter, Karen Dietert and husband Douglas of Seguin; a son, Donnie Wayne Baker and wife Wanda of Mobile, Ala.; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Bonds and husband J.D. of Sevierville, Tenn.; her best friend, Lillie Gambill of San Antonio; and other loving family.
A visitation was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Stockdale, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Chaplain Tom Jones officiating.
Interment followed in the Stockdale Cemetery in Stockdale.
Memorial contributions may be made in Clara’s name to the charity of one’s choice.
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