|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1909|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 2005|
Roberta Clement, 96, a life-time Sunnyside resident, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2005, at her home in Sunnyside.
Roberta was born Aug. 28, 1909 in Sunnyside, the daughter of Charles Herbert and Gertrude Clarice (Cochran) Padgham.Roberta received her education in Sunnyside at Washington State College and Modesto California Community College. On Jan. 30, 1931 she married Harry D. Clement in Dayton. Roberta worked in sales for J.C. Penney, management at Consolidated Freightways, bookkeeper for Eastway Pharmacy and was a breeder of purebred Angus cattle.Roberta enjoyed sewing, spinning, dyeing and weaving wool.
She was a member of the Washington Lady Woolgrowers, Sunnyside Methodist Church, Aberdeen Angus Breeders, Desert Fiber Arts and Sunnyside Stampeders.
Roberta is survived by one daughter, Trish Pitts; one son, Dan Clement and wife, Joan, all of Seattle; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, David Padgham of Mabton; three sisters, Pauline Shockley, Roxine Fuerst and Birdena Lange, all of Sunnyside.
She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Harry D. Clement in 1970; two sisters, Zada Fernandez and Rowena Daubersmith; and two brothers, Kester Padgham and Paul Padgham.
Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2005, at 2:30 p.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. In lieu of flowers those wishing to honor Roberta's memory may contribute to the Lower Valley Hospice or Yakima County Food Services (Meals on Wheels) at 711 Inglewood, Yakima, WA. 98092.
(from The Herald Republic, 7 June 2005)
Charles Herbert Padgham (1877 - 1966)
Gertrude Clarice Cochran Padgham (1879 - 1968)
Harry Delos Clement (1907 - 1970)*
Kester Harmon Padgham (1905 - 1984)*
Zada Jane Padgham Fernandez (1906 - 2002)*
Jessie "Roberta" Padgham Clement (1909 - 2005)
Rowena A Daubersmith (1911 - 1983)*
Paul Joseph Padgham (1914 - 1981)*
Roxine Idella Padgham Fuerst (1917 - 2010)*
Birdena Edith Padgham Lange (1919 - 2012)*
Lower Valley Memorial Gardens
Created by: Ann Tomica
Record added: Aug 23, 2008
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