Born 6-10-1940 --?Died 7-11-2007
Ralph Hamilton Clements, 67, of Moun-tain Home, Ark., son of the late Doctor Lorn and Frances (Franklin) Clements, was born June 10, 1940, in West Memphis, Ark. He died July 11, 2007, at his home.
He was united in marriage to Penee Lea Lamb on May 7, 1988, at Mountain?Home. He worked for 29 years with Centurytel Telephone Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961.
He is survived by: his wife,?Penee Clements of Mountain Home; a daughter, Pamla Ann Wiggins of North Little Rock, Ark.; her mother,?Pat (Chapin)?Rumage of Salem; four sons, Samuel Shirley of Houston, Texas, Mathew Shirley of Knox-ville, Tenn., Nathan Shirley of Knoxville, and Joshua Shirley of West Plains,?Mo.; two brothers, Leonard Clements and wife Judy of Salem, and D.L. Clements and wife Stella of Killeen, Texas; six grandchildren, Travis Massa, Miranda Wiggins, Lily Brotherton, Isaac Shirley, Sage Shirley and Seth Shirley; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Randy Clements; parents; brother, Franklin Clem-ents and two infant sisters.
Funeral services were held July 16 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Interment followed in Salem Cemetery with arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Tommy Carter, Darrell Stuart, Rick Thomas, Ed Fawcett, Jim Lang-hammer and Mike Campbell.
Honorary pallbearers were Bill Newton, Jimmy Reppond, Danny Hicks, Leon Newberry, Bill?Lane and Billy Joe French.
Memorials preferred to the Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Drive, Mountain?Home, AR 72653, or charity of choice.