Contributed  Feb 2005
Wendy Cabler

Florence Times Daily: October 8, 1962

S. P. Clemons (Sewell)

Sewell P. Clemons, 60, of 454-B Cherry Hill Homes, Florence, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday of self-inflicted gunshot wounds in the chest, reports said.

He was a native and life-long resident of Lauderdale County and was a member of Lee Hi Church of Christ.

Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Graveley Springs Baptist Church by Rev. Gilbert Kretzer. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery, Morrison-Elkins directing.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Eva Belle Young Clemons; two sons, Roy, of Indiana; Kenneth, of Michigan City, Indiana; five daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Bivens, South Haven, Michigan; Mrs. Edith Whitesell, Dearborn Michigan; Mrs. Cathy Haack, Indiana; Mrs. Carolyn Newberry, Newport, Arkansas; Mrs. Regina Lecates, Sheffield; three brothers, J. T., Carroll, R. P., two sisters, Mrs. Nell Haddock, Mrs. Lola Casteel, all of Florence; 22 grandchildren, three great grandchildren.

Bearers will be Lloyd Haddock, Jim Clemons, Bobby Clemons, Jack Clemons, Gene Clemons, Gary Daniels.

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