Jewel Candler Clark

April 27, 1929October 16, 2020

Jewel Candler Clark, 91, of Forest, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 16, 2020 at her residence. She was the loving wife of Walter Wallace Clark for 70 years.

Born on April 27, 1929 in Forest, she was the daughter of the late Robert William Candler and the late Katherine Overstreet Candler. Jewel retired from Timberlake Christian School after 28 years of service and was a lifelong member of Timberlake Baptist Church. She truly loved her church and school family. Jewel also enjoyed cooking.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.

Jewel is survived by her husband, Walter Clark; two sons, Danny Clark and wife Hope and Steven Clark and wife Karen; four grandsons, Adam Clark and wife Lesley, Dallas Clark, Brian Briggs and wife MaryAnne, and Michael Briggs; five great grandchildren, Grayson Clark, Emery Clark, Jack Briggs, Timothy Briggs, Khloe Briggs; and numerous other family members.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service starting at 10 am.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family suggests Timberlake Baptist Church, 21395 Timberlake Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 or the Gideons International (


  • Timberlake Baptist Church
  • Gideons International


  • Visitation prior to the Service

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Jewel Candler Clark

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Teresa Jacobsen

October 19, 2020

Dear Walter and family,
Mark and I are asking the Lord to give you His abundant grace. We are grateful for His provisions of our needs and more.
We remember in each of our visits with you that our hearts were always warmed. Thank you for enriching our lives and being that beautiful display of His grace. We are confident you will always trust our wonderful Lord for all your cares.
It is with deep regrets that Mark and I will not be in attendance at the service because we are sick.
Matt. 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Harriet Edwards

October 17, 2020

Walter, Danny and Steve
I am so sorry for your loss. Jewel was truly a wonderful lady and I have memories of her from Timberlake Baptist Church as well as the school and the Candler family. May you be comforted in the days ahead in knowing that she is pain free, walking and enjoying a heavenly reunion with so many loved ones.

Harriet (Creasy) Edwards

Jim Alley

October 17, 2020

It was my privilege to be Jewel(and Walter's) pastor for 23 years. i would often visit Jewel and co-workers in the old church kitchen during school hours. They were special times..she loved her work and the children she served.
My wife and I more recently had precious visits with Jewel after she was confined to home. As we were leaving each time after singing, talking and praying together, we would comment that we were more refreshed than Jewel or Walter from the visit.
Jewel, enjoy heaven with all those other wonderful TBC cooks and we will see you again someday.

Glenn & Sheri Whorley

October 17, 2020

To the entire family,
Many people are grieving with you all. Mrs.Clark was a true example of love, tendered with grace and mercy. May God wrap you each in His loving arms and give you peace. I cannot imagine the reception she felt when our Lord said, Well done thou good and faithful service. I am grateful to have been a life impacted by hers.

Keeping you each in prayer as you move forward in your journey without your precious Jewel.

Pastor Bryan Ferrell

October 17, 2020

There was no finer example of a joyful Christian woman that Jewel Clark. She served Jesus and His church faithfully. I rejoice with her that she is with her Savior but I will miss her greatly.


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