Granite City | Sunday, January 16 2022 |
Shirley A. Clements, 85, of Granite City, Illinois passed away peacefully with her daughters holding her hand at 7:09 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2022.
She was born September 28, 1936, in Nashville, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Lurton and Edna (Stevens) Adams. She married George D. Clements on November 7, 1953, in Carthage, Mississippi and he passed away on August 14, 2014. She had worked as a cashier with several grocery stores throughout the years and was a member of City Temple Assembly of God Church in Granite City. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Pam and John McCord of Maryville and Terri Clements of Granite City; a brother, Bobby Adams of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at City Temple Assembly of God Church, 4751 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11:30 a.m. with Reverend Jody Pearman and Reverend Sam Hart officiating. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. The family asks that all in attendance to please wear face masks.
In lieu of floral tributes, the family requests that you bring can goods to support the food pantry, pet food or supplies to support local animal shelters or a donation to support your favorite charity. Irwin Chapel of Granite City is in charge of arrangements. www.irwinchapel.com
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home