The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Church Street, Andersonville, Georgia. Reverend Edward McKellar, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Freeman Hill Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia.
Mrs. Clemons was born August 4, 1927 in Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia to the late Bennie Hill and Nannie Lou Kennedy Hill. She was preceded in death by six siblings, J. D. Hill, Simmie Hill, Ben James Hill, Willie Edward Hill, Booker Hill and Thelma Bivins.
She was married to Cooper Webster Clemons, and to this union, they were blessed with three children. The family moved to New York where she joined Community Church of Astoria. She joined Ebenezer Baptist Church at an early age. She was a 1948 graduate of Staley High School. After graduation, she journeyed to Durham, North Carolina to further her education by studying Cosmetology.
The family moved back to Andersonville in 1991, where she reconnected with her home church. She served on the Usher Board Ministry and also served as the Treasurer and as the Assistant Mother of Ebenezer.
Survivors are a beloved husband of sixty years, Cooper Webster Clemons, Andersonville, Georgia; three children, Lenoris Clemons, Nanzetta McKee (John) and Bernard Clemons all of Woodside, New York; ten grandchildren including one devoted, Kaseem Skinner, Andersonville, Georgia; Aarin Clemons, Jovon McKie, Jerell McKie, Jordan McKie, Jasmine Clemons, Nicole Porter, Tasha Porter, Jermaine McKie and John McKie, Jr.; nine great grandchildren, Khalil JaKarr McKie, Karina J. Skinner, Imani R. McKie, Kaiya McKie, Janneelle Inez Medina, Je-Rell A. McKie, Jr., Koralis Acevedo, Artie Porter and Reginal Porter; two siblings, Lorin Hill (Janet) Beaver, Pennsylvania and Berth Terry (Milton) Andersonville, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Earnestine Clemons, Fayetteville, Georgia, Lucile Clemons and Elouise Clemons both of Clear Water, Florida Daisy Clifton, Queens, New York, Rosa Mae Clemons, Americus, Georgia, and Beatrice Hill, Midland, Pennsylvania; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Janice(Monday, April 09 12 10:30 pm EDT)
Aunt Bertha - Mom and I were sorry to hear of your loss. We feel your pain. We all long for the day with sickness and dying will be a thing of the past.
John 5:28, 29; Rev. 21:4, 5
Azzie and Janice Terry
- Travis Williams(Friday, April 06 12 08:48 am EDT)
In your time of loss your family is in our prayers. To the Hill and Clemons families keep your eyes upon the hills from whence cometh my help! My help cometh from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. May God bless and keep your family.
The Williams family (Ronnie,Essielene, Ethelene,Rochester,Sylvester, Travis,Gwen,and Olivia)
- PATRICIA WALKER(Friday, April 06 12 12:21 am EDT)
TO THE FAMILY OF MRS.KATIE, SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS REMEMBER EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CANNOT HEAL....I SAW MRS.KATE AT OUR CHURCH THE FIRST SUNDAY IN FEBRUARY NOT KNOW THAT WAS GOING TO BE MY LAST TIME SEEING HER, REST IN HEAVEN MRS.KATE. PATRICIA WALKER,FELTON CHAPEL CHURCH FAMILY AND PASTOR KEITH GIBBONS