Clements slipped away quickly and peacefully in the UAB emergency room surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Clements; sons, George, Buddy and Steve; parents, George and Myrtle Moore; and sisters, Helen Laney and Peggy Trimbach.
She is survived by her daughter, Jeanine Clements Bell (John); two grandchildren, Ben Stage (Richann) and Ali Baggett (Russell); four great-grandsons, Cody, Dylan, Mason and John Taylor; one great-great-grandson, Ryan; and several much-adored nieces and nephews.
Clements was born and raised in Jasper and graduated from Walker County High School. She clung to her trust in God through the Great Depression, World War II, the extended illnesses and subsequent deaths of her three teenage sons and her husband. She was a former member of Adamsville Baptist Church where she was active as a Sunday school teacher and Bible School volunteer. She moved to Vestavia where she joined Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) in 2001. She traveled to Ukraine to minister to the orphans in Belgorod Dnestrovsky when she was 83 years old. The in-dwelling of the Holy Spirit radiated from her quiet, humble presence and was witnessed by all who saw her, both family and strangers.
She will be buried at Midway Cemetery in a private service. A memorial service will follow at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Homewood today, April 16, 2013, at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Belgorod Dnestrovsky, Ukraine (www.mtw.org (Account number 095978 ), Big Oak Ranch (www.bigoak.org) or Covenant Presbyterian Church, www.covpres.com.
Crestview Memorial Funeral Home,