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Rachel Louise Nurse Clarke

Sunrise - May 28, 1935 - Sunset - January 15, 2022

With great sadness, the Nurse, Marshall, Clarke and Cole families announce the loss of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, niece and friend, Rachel Louise Nurse Clarke. Rachel, affectionately known as, “Queeny or Teta '' by close family and friends passed away in Princeton, NJ on January 15, 2022. 

She was predeceased by four of her children, Johnetta Minor, Clarrisa Clarke, Edward Clarke Jr., and Alphonso Clarke.  She leaves to mourn her loss 7 children, 3 children of the United States: Christine Lloyd-Cooper, Maryetta Jensen (Samuel) and Rose Clarke-Capehart, four children in Liberia: Ethel Clarke, Johnny Clarke, William Clarke and Aileen Clarke, six siblings also in the United States, Gabriel Peal (Williemae), Ernestine Bernard, Amanda King (Kojo), Fulinia Williams, Pastor Evelyn Cole, and Louise Brown, 35 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 9 nieces, 5 nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Please join the family as we commemorate and celebrate her life on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Turning Point United Methodist.


Friday, February 18, 2022 

6:00pm - 9:30pm CDT

B. Kemeh Funeral Services

215 Grand St. Trenton, NJ 08611


Funeral Services:

Saturday, February 19, 2022 

9:00am - 11:30am CDT

Turning Point United Methodist

15 S Broad St, Trenton, NJ 08608



Colonial Park Cemetery

3039 South Broad St.

Hamilton, NJ 08610



Faith Baptist Church

2111 Kuser Rd

Hamilton Township, NJ 08610

M. Christine Lloyd- Cooper 763-321-8549
Mary Jensen 609-989-4765
Gabriel Henry Peal 678-234-1677
Evelyn Vera Cole  470-461-2551

Streaming Services:  Funeral services and interment can be viewed live via: Facebook - Rachel Louise Nurse Clarke's Life Celebration Service | Facebook 

COVID RULES: *Due to COVID, we ask that all attendees wear masks during the service. Thanks for your cooperation.