Patricia L. Clark
MOUNT VERNON — Patricia Louise Wilson Clark, 62, of Mount Vernon walked into the outstretched arms of her savior Jesus Christ on June 7, 2004, at her home after a courageous five-year battle with thyroid cancer.
Patricia was born on Jan. 9, 1942, in Zanesville to Roy E. and Wilma C. Mumford and lived her life in Muskingum and Knox counties. She was a graduate of Roseville High School in 1960, after which she married and started a family. She was a homemaker most of her life. She began a career in real estate and worked as a home health aide for Carestar. She was a charter member of the Lioness Club, Garden Club, Scout leader and team mother for many years. Patricia was a wonderful mother of six children and delighted in the smiles of her soon to be 14 grandchildren. She was a wonderful woman, who shared her faith with her children, grandchildren and many others along her journey.
She is survived by her mother, Wilma C. Richards of Cleveland; two sons, Bart (Allison) Wilson of Gambier and Scott (Kim) Wilson of Dresden; three daughters, Amber (Chris) Ebright of Mount Vernon, Allison (Tim) Kaiser of Mount Vernon and Carmen (Jason) Comer of Howard; two brothers, Roy Mumford of Youngstown and David (Becky) Richards of Warren; a sister, Christine (Mike) Denny of Toms River, N.J.; and 14 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roy E. Mumford; her first husband, Larry E. Wilson; second husband, Fred T. Clark; and a son, Eric Michael Wilson.
The family invites you to celebrate her life with a memorial service to be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 303 S. Edgewood Road, Mount Vernon. Pastor Bob Hendrix will officiate. Patricia has donated her body to The Ohio State University Division of Anatomy so they can study this rare form of cancer.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050; or to the First Baptist Youth in care of the church.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful nurses of Riverside Methodist Hospital and hospice for their help and support as well as the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home for their services.
This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Walter ‘Skippy’ Schorr
MOUNT VERNON — Walter William “Skippy” Schorr, 48, of Mount Vernon died suddenly June 7, 2004, at New Hope Industries. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.