The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

June 16, 2014

Foster Clem

— Foster Woodrow Clem, 91, of Elkmont, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014. He was born March 29, 1923, in Elkmont.

He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a pipe fitter and retired from Monsanto in 1981. After retiring, his days were filled by working in his shop, making a variety of wood projects for his daughters and grandchildren. He was a member of Elkmont Church of Christ.

Mr. Clem was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Mattie Will Clem.

He is survived by his daughters, Faye Riggs and husband Lee, Frances Bowman and husband John, Helen Hargrove and husband Roger, and Sherry Clem and husband Michael; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, J.D. Adams, Jamison Smith, Jody Adams, Roger Hargrove, Nathan Hargrove, Steven Hargrove and Clint Living. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Bates, Leonard Watson, Joe Leopard and Tommy Smith.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.Wednesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with the funeral at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Hodges Cemetery.

Special thanks to Dessie Turner, Bess Smith and Crystal Crouch, who lovingly cared for our Daddy.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Limestone County.

Sign the online guestbook at www.limestonechapel.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Photos


Poll

Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

Russia-Ukraine
Israel-Palestine
Iraq
None of the above
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee