Contributed  Feb 2005
Wendy Cabler

Florence Times Daily, May 11, 1966:

Elmer J. Clemons- FLORENCE- The graveside service for Elmer J. Clemons [E. J.], 62, [County Road 14], will be at 9 a.m. today at Macedonia Cemetery with Norman L. Hargett officiating, Elkins Funeral Home, Florence directing. He died Friday, February 24, 1989, at his residence after an extended illness. He was a native and lifelong resident of Lauderdale County. He was a retired maintenance employee with Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital, Florence and a veteran of World War II, with eight years of service in the Army. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his son, Billy Gene Clemons, Florence; brothers, Gene Clemons, Bill Clemons, Larry Clemons, Jack Clemons, all of Florence; sisters, Omie V. Woodis, Maurine Smith, Mary Balentine, Eloise Palmer, Jane King, Ellene Smith, all of Florence; two grandchildren.

Bearers will be Clifford Simon, Mike Palmer, Caludie Burnett, Gene Thomas, Tony Clemons, Rickey Clemons. Honorary bearers are Kenneth Richards, Tim Rhodes, Charles Cromwell, Ray Woods, Chester Woodis, and Don Smith.

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