Ada Dorothy Clark, 87, of Cadiz, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at Gables Care Center in Hopedale surrounded by her family.

Ada was born September 20, 1935 in Jewett, Ohio a daughter of the late Bryson and Dorothy Crawford Allen.

Ada was an accomplished watercolorist. She was an associate member of Ohio Watercolorists and a member of the Steubenville Art Association. She won many awards. She sold her paintings at Salt Fork Art Festival and won awards for many years. She loved her art classes in Maine with her husband and friends. She was a member of the Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz and taught youth Sunday School and vacation bible school. She baked cookies for the military for many years. She loved the children painting pictures on her porch where family and neighbors would gather on summer evenings. She made her own Birthday Photo cards from pictures she took around the county and trips. She loved spending time with her children, family and friends. She, along with her husband J. Richard, were retired partners of Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents; by her husband, John Richard Clark; by an infant granddaughter, Whitney Shea Clark; and 2 brothers: Fred and Dale Allen.

Surviving are her son, John Curtis (Jamie) Clark of Zanesville; daughter, Kristin (Mark) Miller of Cadiz; 4 grandchildren: Andrew, Amanda, Lindsay and Tyler; 7 great grandchildren; 2 stepgrandchildren; sister, Grace (Dave) Jones of Flushing andbrother Jerry (Cherry) Allen of Dublin, Ohio.

Calling hours were held on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until time of her funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at Scott United Methodist Church, 817 East Market Street, Cadiz with Rev. David Lee officiating. Burial followed at Fairview Gardens Cemetery, Jewett, Ohio. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

Memorial contributions to the Urban Mission, 311 North 6th Street, Steubenville, Ohio 43952.

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