James Alfred Clement
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James Alfred Clement
  • October 6, 1928 - September 19, 2017
  • Pottsboro, Texas

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Storyteller of Pottsboro, James Alfred Clement went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at home doing what he loved.

James was born into life October 6, 1928 to Alfred and Margaret Clement. He married Patsy Ruth Prater on July 5, 1950. He was a union carpenter for 50 years; he retired into working cattle and farming his land. He loved to pick up pecans to stay busy. He never had an idle hand, working from sunup to sundown or he would be out telling his story of life to everyone, and they loved to hear it.

He leaves behind his wife of 67 years Patsy Ruth Clement, four children; Patti Thomas and late husband Ernest of Albany, Oklahoma, Robert Clement and wife Susie of Pottsboro, Texas, Bridget Randles and husband Bennie of Pottsboro, Texas, Curtis Clement and wife Susan of Pottsboro, Texas; seven grandchildren; Anthony Thomas and wife Brenda of Albany, Oklahoma, Tricha Hayes and husband Billy of Pottsboro, Texas; Jennifer Randles and husband Craig of Fresno, California, Brandon Clement and wife Alice of Killeen, Texas, Justin Clement and wife Courtney of Pottsboro, Texas, Leslie Connors and husband Everett of Sherman, Texas, Amy Clemons and husband Cody of Pottsboro, Texas; eight great-grandchildren; Taylin, Brody, Nicholas, Bristol, Bridget, Camden, Emily and Charlotte; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends dear to his heart.

Pallbearers will be Brian Christie, Terry Beal Jimmy Griffin, Dale Fullencheck, Dennis Keys, Andy Morrison, and Dale Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Shorty Kennon and Bart Lawrence

Family night will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Bratcher Funeral Home in Denison, Texas.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at Georgetown Baptist Church in Pottsboro Texas.

James will end his story of life at Georgetown Cemetery in Pottsboro Texas where he will be laid to rest.