Sunday, December 28, 2008

Death Announcement - Mildred Clements

Mildred L. Clements, 85, Cleveland, Tenn., died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at her residence.

Mildred Clements was the mother of Annette Taylor, Director of Harvest Partners Ministries, a division of the Global Outreach Department of the Church of God of Prophecy, in Cleveland, Tennessee.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Sykes Funeral Home in Clarksville, Tennessee with Bishop Ray C. Wynn and Minister David W. Taylor officiating.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today and from noon until hour of service Monday at Sykes Funeral Home.

Mrs. Clements was born in Houston County, Tenn., on May 5, 1923, to the late Irvin and Mattie VonSchmitto Coleman. She was married to the late Pastor William Stokes Clements for 54 years, serving as a faithful pastor's wife, mother and friend to all who knew her.

She graduated from Central School in Montgomery County on April 29, 1938, and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy for 69 years.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Boyd and Ryan Coleman; one son, William James Clements; and one grandson, Gary Clements.

She is survived by sons, Billy of Scurry, Texas, Donald of Pottsboro, Texas, Darrell of Clarksville, Ricky of Cleveland, Tenn.; daughter, Annette (David) Taylor of Cleveland, Tenn.; brother, J.D. (Vivian) Coleman of Clarksville; grandchildren, Robert, Kenny and Steven Clements, Lisa Schwichtenberg, Tracey Christian, Alan Clements, Sloane, Blair and Bud (Darrell Jr.) Clements, Lee and Michael Taylor; stepgrandchildren, Pat, Sheila and Connie; as well as numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Please keep the family in your prayers.