Willie Lee “Bill” Clemons

by | March 6, 2018 6:23 am

Last Updated: March 6, 2018 at 3:04 pm

Willie Lee “Bill” Clemons, 90 of Sparta, passed away March 5, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Clemons was born Sept. 11, 1927, in the Bon Air community of White County, to Jessie Shadrick Clemons and Bessie Lou Stults Clemons.

He was a retired electrician and plumber. Mr. Clemons served his country in the U.S Navy. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving to hunt and fish.

Mr. Clemons was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Macie Johnson, Edith Brown, Jewell Haley; and brothers Carl Clemons and Jesse “Tim” Clemons.

Survivors include his wife 58 years, Virgie Elise Maynard Clemons, of Sparta; daughter, Darlene Hancock and husband Danny, of Murfreesboro; grandsons, Jeffrey Kyle Hancock, Steven Kale Hancock and wife Amanda, all of Murfreesboro; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., March 7, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, with full military honors presented by the Veterans’ Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m., March 6, at the funeral home. Ron Phillips and Rodger McCann will officiate.

Kyle Hancock, Kale Hancock, Jackie Johnson, Lonnie McBride, Jeff Parton, Denny Walker, Mike Prater, Timmie Clemons, and Gene Hudgens will serve as pallbearers.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.

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