RAPID RIVER — Carol Ruth Clark, age 90, very long time resident of Fast River, handed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba, Michigan.
Carol was born June 27, 1930, in Dayton, OH, the daughter of Bailey and Jessie Alice (Pratt) Wright. Carol accomplished highschool and went on to Miami Valley Hospital College of Nursing in Dayton and have become aRegistered Nurse. She married Donald Clark on August 24,1951, within the afternoon of the identical day she graduatedfrom Nursing College. Don and Carol lived in Ohio till shifting to the Higher Peninsula in 1969 the place they made their residence in Fast River. Carol and Don had been married and loved their life journey collectively for over 50 years. Carol was a nurse working with Physician Maniaci within the Gladstone Clinic till her retirement.
In 1990, Carol was commissioned and ordained a transitional deacon at Trinity Episcopal Church in Gladstone the place she additionally served as a member of the Ministry Assist Crew. In 1991 she was ordained an Episcopal Priest. She served the Episcopal Church in lots of capacities. Because the President of The Diocesan Standing Committee, she offered smart council and management. Carol served the Episcopal Church Ladies on the native degree, and the Diocesan degree as Vice President and President. Province V was additionally influenced by Carol as she helped develop and current the inspirational program generally known as Ladies of Imaginative and prescient all through the Episcopal Church nationwide. Carol’s religion in God guided her life. Those that knew her had been drawn to her sort and mild spirit. Carol was a prayerful and deeply religious one who influenced, mentored, and adjusted the lives of many. She cherished studying, life, and had a mischievous, joyful exuberance that might erupt from inside within the type of singing and/or dancing. Discerning, figuring out and supporting the giftedness of others was certainly one of her items. Carol was the Godmother to over 30 kids and adults through the years. She touched the lives of these with whom her path crossed in a really vital manner.
Carol is survived by a brother, James Wright; sister-in-law, Linda Clark; nieces, Stacy (Ray) Huang, Teresa (Dennis) Hunter, Robin Clark; nephew, Donald Clark, many nice nieces and nephews in addition to great-great nieces and nephews. Additionally surviving are Carol’s expensive mates Suzanne and Rayford Ray, William and Shannon Seaton Tyler together with their kids Wesley, Kyra, Kaylee and Jaeger, and Robert and Michelle Mueller Tyler, additionally Jonathan and Jessica Tyler together with their kids Jackson and Hadley. Carol’s candy spirit will likely be missed by all.
Carol is preceded in loss of life by her mother and father, a sister, Judy Wright, in addition to her husband Donald Clark, and an toddler son, Richard Clark.
Carol will likely be laid to relaxation on Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. on the Fast River Cemetery. The Rt. Rev. Rayford Ray and The Rev. Suzanne Ray to officiate. To depart the household a message of condolences, please go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com. The Skradski Household Funeral Houses of Delta County are aiding.