Mary M. Clemons,
age 85, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
She was born in
Corning, Arkansas, on January 28, 1929, to Milton S. and Nora F. (Hatten)
She is survived by
her children, James M. (Kathy) Clemons of Valparaiso, Ind.; Gregory L. (Adrean)
Clemons of El Paso, Texas; Sandra K. (Robert) Friend of Phoenix, Ariz.;
Debra Stoltz, Lana Clemons, and Tammy (John) Clemons, all of Chesterton;
daughter-in-law, Ann Clemons of Valparaiso, Ind.; sister, Blanch Perfetto of
St. Louis, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and many nieces
She was preceded in
death by her parents; her husband, James F. Clemons; sons, Danny W. Clemons,
James F. Clemons Jr. and Timothy D. Clemons.
Mary was a
homemaker. She was a loving mother, who raised nine children. She enjoyed
gardening, flowers, sewing and cooking. She loved music, singing and
dancing. Mary was very devoted to her children and grandchildren.
will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, with Pastor Phil Willingham
officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Wednesday, August 6, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be
made to St. Anthony Hospice, 1225 E. Coolspring Ave., Suite 1E, Michigan
City, IN. 46360 or St. Agnes Day Services Center, 1859 Harrison Blvd.,
Valparaiso, IN, 46385.
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