A funeral service celebrating the life of Barbara A. Clark, 86, of Millersport, was held November 13, 2019, at Millersport United Methodist Church, with Pastor Steve Bush and Pastor Mary Banner officiating. Burial followed in Millersport Cemetery.
Barbara was born in Lancaster, on August 20, 1933, to the late Jessie D. and Marie (Spangler) Huffman. She passed away on November 8, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, while surrounded by her loving family.
Barbara graduated from The Ohio State University, Class of 1955. Prior to retirement, Barbara was a school teacher with Walnut Township Schools for more than 35 years, and also served as the distict’s food service director for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Millersport United Methodist Church; Pi Lambda Theta, which is an academic organization recognizing women in education; Millersport Eastern Star; 65-year member of Delta Zeta Sorority; Thornport AmVets Ladies Auxiliary; Millersport American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; Millersport High School senior class advisor; established the steak booth at the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival; and the Millersport Senior Citizens, where she served as treasurer and cook.
Barbara also established the White Christmas Program at Millersport High School. She was a selfless, loving person, who would help or feed anyone in need. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, and will be missed by everyone that knew her.
Survivors include her children, John (Paula) Clark and Elizabeth Clark; grandchildren, Cara (Corey) Weekly, Caylee (Mitch) Severance and Alyssa Arnold; great grandchildren, Caydee and Coby Weekly, and Payslee Severance; and numerous friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John F. “Jack” Clark.
In keeping with Barbara’s wishes and making sure that no one goes hungry, please make memorial donations to the Millersport Community Food Pantry, PO Box 296, Millersport, Ohio 43046.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Barbara and the Clark family.