The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 12, 2014

‘Earnie’ Clemons

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 — Ernestine “Earnie” Francis Clemons, 66 years of age, of Albemarle, formerly of Clewiston, Fla., passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Earnie was born April 17, 1947 in West Virginia to the late Irwin Earl Francis  and the late Thelma Marie Francis.

The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Hartsell Funeral Home - Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by Pastor Judy Copeland, will be on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.

Survivors include her loving husband of 44 years, Wayne Clemons of Albemarle; daughters, Amy (Jay) Mills and  Teresa Avila, both of New London; son, Dougie (Kim) Clemons of Clewiston, Fla.; brothers, Wendell Francis of Indiana and Henry Francis of New York; sisters, Ruth Lapp of Florida and Rose Chambers of New York; and seven grandchildren, Tyler, Wesley and Cody Clemons, Kyle Wilson, Catherine Smith, Jared Brackins, and Jay Mills, Jr.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Clemons family.

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