|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1887|
|Death: ||May 6, 1964|
Emma was the daughter of William Jasper "Bud" and Buena Lee Elizabeth "Tindall" Simmons. She married James Edward "Ed" Clemons in 1907. They were the parents of seven children: Dewitt Talmadge, Luet, Earven D., James Earl, Ellen "Dottie" [Tanner], Lewis and Vollen.
It is noted that this family changed their surname spelling from "Clements" to "Clemons".
Services held for Mrs. Clemons in Grenada
Services for Mrs. Emma Mull Simmons Clemons were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8 from the Immanuel Baptist Church, Grenada, with Rev. Doyle Caple and Rev. Harold Counce officiating. Mrs. Clemons died at the Grenada Hospital after a short illness.
Mrs. Clemons was born in Calhoun County, January 10, 1887 and was married in 1907 to James Edward Clemons who predeceased her. She was a member of the Sabougla Baptist Church in Calhoun County.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Dottie Ellen Tanner of Grenada: three sons, Dewitt Talmadge Clemons and Irving Clemons both of Grenada, James Earl Clemons of Greenville; three brothers, Will Simmons of Irving, Hughey Simmons of Sabougla and Jack Simmons of Grenada, 28 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers were John D. Clemons, James L. Clemons, Lloyd Jackson, Jack Hood, Tom McCaulla and Jim Davis.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Winona Times
May 14, 1964
~~Obituary courtesy of Beth Austin with many thanks.~~
William Jasper Simmons (1863 - 1939)
Buena Lee Elizabeth Tindall Simmons (1865 - 1957)
James Edward Clemons (1870 - 1936)
Dewitt Talmadge Clemons (1908 - 1978)*
Earven D Clemons (1910 - 1973)*
William Jasper Simmons (1883 - 1970)*
Emma Malverine Simmons Clemons (1887 - 1964)
John Thomas Simmons (1894 - 1955)*
Hughie Simmons (1898 - 1990)*
George Washington Simmons (1900 - 1963)*
Nora J. Simmons (1905 - 1945)*
Jack Watson Simmons (1907 - 1985)*
Created by: Ruby Mordecai
Record added: Mar 14, 2008
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