Delia Elizabeth Riddle Clemons, age 79 was born in Clinton County, June 26, 1937 the daughter of the late J.C. and Martha Albertson Riddle. She departed this life Saturday morning, September 17, 2016 at her home.
She was united in marriage with Guy Upchurch and later Charles Clemens, both of whom precede her in death.
Surviving are her son—Donnie Upchurch and his wife Rhonda; granddaughter—Tonya Marcum; and brother—James Riddle. Also surviving are nieces and nephews—Sula Mink, Bobby Sexton, Calvin Sexton, Sue Riddle, Roger Riddle and Earline Foster; with several great and great-great nieces and nephews to mourn her passing.
She is preceded in death by her siblings—Everett Riddle, Wanda Piercy, Madean and Coine Riddle; and niece—Delia Frances Simpson.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of the Keens Chapel United Methodist Church at the time of her passing.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, September 20 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Koger Ramsey and Bro. Ernest Mann officiating. Burial was in the Highway Cemetery in Clinton County.
Hickey & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 27, 2016