Barbara K. Rollins Clemons
By Kim Swindell Wood | December 4, 2017 6:49 am
Barbara K. Rollins Clemons, 83, of White County, passed away Dec. 2, 2017, at Life Care Center of Sparta, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Clemons was born Nov. 19, 1934, in the Bon Air Community of White County, to Clifton Rollins and Catherine Lambert Rollins.
She was a homemaker and a member of West Sparta Church of Christ.
She was a loving wife and mother who will be missed by those who knew her for her quick wit and beautiful smile.
Mrs. Clemons was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister, Patsy Sue Rollins.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Rufus Clemons, of Sparta; three children, Rick (Sue) Clemons, of Winter Park, Florida, Ann Vanderbilt, of Forest, Virginia, Dean (Angela) Clemons, of Fincastle, Virginia; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, John “Bo” (Chris) Rollins, Louis (Ruby) Rollins, Ralph (Louise) Rollins, Charles “Bud” (Shirley) Rollins; and sisters, Sandra (Malcolm) Page, Shirley (Phil) Schryer, Donna (Don) Kirby, Charlotte (Lynn) Payne.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Dec. 5, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Old Bon Air Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Dec. 4, at the funeral home. Derrick Coble and Ken Bray will officiate.
Eric Page, Jason Clemons, Matt Clemons, Grant Clemons, Ryan Stuller, and Steve Rollins will serve as pallbearers.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.