Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 12:29 pm
The Messenger, October 11, 2010
Completed arrangements are being announced for James Joseph “Jimmy” Clement, 85, of South Fulton. He died Oct. 7, 2010, at his home.
A memorial service was set for 11 a.m. today at Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church in South Fulton, with the Rev. David Bayer officiating. Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that memorials be made to Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1159 Parker Road, South Fulton, TN 38257; or the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 302 Carr St., Fulton, KY 42041.
He was born Sept. 15, 1925, in Fulton, son of the late James Jefferson “Jim” and Bessie Corine (Cunningham) Clement. He married the former Peggy Brann Dec. 16, 1945. She survives. He had lived in this area all his life and was a 1943 graduate of South Fulton High School. He had also attended the former Terry Norman School. The Clements were the retired owners and operators of C&H Construction Co. and had also owned and operated KT Farms. He was an independent milk hauler.
He was a member of Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church for 58 years and was a founding member of South Fulton Kiwanis Club, which he served as president. A devoted University of Tennessee sports fan, he was also an avid golfer and poker player and enjoyed reading.
Survivors also include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Dianne C. and David Powell of Daphne, Ala., Nelda C. and Ward Bushart of South Fulton and Jan Clement of Paris; his sister, Susie (Clement) Dixon of Fulton; his daughter-in-law, Gay B. Clement of South Fulton; seven grandchildren, Robert Powell, Steven Powell, Ward Bushart III, Margaret Bushart, Lacey Clement, James Joshua Clement and Jonah Jefferson Clement; and four great-grandchildren, J.D. Powell, Tyler Powell, Madison Powell and Kip Powell.
He was also preceded in death by his son, James Jeffrey “Jeff” Clement; his sister, Sara Ann Clement; and his grandson, Jon Jeffrey Clement.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.