- May 31, 1923 - February 6, 2017
- Woodstock, Georgia
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Mildred "Grace" Clemons, age 93, of Woodstock, GA., formerly of Rome, GA., passed away into the loving arms of her Heavenly Lord and Savior on Monday, February 6, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a Baptist and a member of Community Chapel Church in Rome, GA. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all who knew her.
Throughout her life she was also a strong supportive military wife. Grace and her husband, Buddy, were happily married for over 57 years. She enjoyed and loved her flower and vegetable gardens; always freezing and canning in order to share with others. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Virgil (Buddy) G. Clemons, her loving sons, William Allen Clemons and Bobby D. Clemons, and her four sisters, Faye DeLuke, Hazel Starr, Mae (Olen) Smith, and Opal Walker.
She is survived by her children, Kathy (Harry) Yaun, daughter of Woodstock, GA., Danny J. Clemons, son, of Prattville, AL., and Walter (Jerry) G. Clemons, son, of Prattville, AL., daughter-in-law Gudrun Clemons (Tony) DiFranco, Supply, NC, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers, D.L. Shields of Rome, GA., and Jack (Frances) Shields of Smyrna, GA., and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Pkwy. NW Kennesaw, GA. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow at 3:00pm with Rev. David Harper officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Cemetery.
Grace lived an admirable life and she will be loved and missed by all. The family was blessed and honored to have been served by the Atlanta Family Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.