Ruth Mary Clark, age 82, of rural Mansfield, died Sunday evening, May 22, 2011 at Med Central Mansfield Hospital. She was born September 17, 1928 in Harrison County, Ohio the daughter of the late Sumner Sherman and Sara Eleanor (Whitten) Smith. She was a 1945 graduate of Cadiz High School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter: Donna Krisko in 1978 and a sister: Mabel Faye Clark.

Friends may call on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio and also on Thursday at Clay Memorial Lutheran Church from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. by Minister Carol Kilgore. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the church. On-line condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.