Marjorie Jule Clarke, 87, of Newcomerstown, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at her residence with her daughter by her side.

She was born Friday, Sept. 25, 1925, in New Philadelphia, to the late Emery and Nellie "Meredith" Kinsey.

She was a New Philadelphia High School graduate. She was a homemaker and a member of Hartwood Church of Newcomerstown.

On Saturday, May 4, 1946, she married Warner J. Clarke Jr., who died April 25, 2007.

She is survived by one son, James M. (Marcia) Clarke of Newcomerstown; three daughters, Beverly J. (John) Quillin of New Philadelphia, Patricia A. (Greg) Hammel of Gilmore and Susan J. (Larry) Bryant of Newcomerstown; 16 grandchildren, Karen (Tyler) Griffith, Michelle Dugan, Tony (Kristy) Huebner, Don (Misty) Huebner, Misti Huebner, Bobbi (Kyle) Lawrence, Wendy (Jack) Haga, Gina Clarke, Matthew Clarke, Shannon (Brian) Casteel, Michael (Chaisty) Clarke, Glenn Clarke, Denny Ferrell, Luke Clarke, Vanassa (Mark) Jacobs, Tiger (Mike) Stover; 36 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren; one sister, Helen Carruthers of Shelby, and her two beloved pets, Buster Brown and Sammy Saphire.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Irvin, Edison and Frank Kinsey; and two sisters, an infant and Ella Mae.

Services were Monday, March 11, 2013, in the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with Pastor Lester Bell officiating. Burial was in Hartwood Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association,1815 W. Market St., Suite 301, Akron, OH 44313.

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