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CLEMENTS Morris Warren

Male 1920 - 2013  (92 years)


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  • Name CLEMENTS Morris Warren  [1, 2
    Born 31 Dec 1920  Burrowsville, Prince George, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Jan 1942  [1, 2
    World War II 
    • Capt. and served 28 months overseas in the European Theatre until 1946
      Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S Army, he was stationed at Camp Hulen, Palacios, Texas, and Camp Barkley, Abilene, Texas. Mr. Clements entered WWII in 1943, serving in N. Africa and the invasion of Italy attached to the 34th Division. The 473rd Separate Infantry Regiment, under which he served, began their campaign in Salermo and Anzio, Italy, and ended the War in Genoa, Italy. It was during this campaign that Mr. Clements received the Infantry Combat Badge, the Bronze Star and was promoted to the rank of Captain.
    Education Jun 1942  Blacksburg, Montgomery County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    VPI (Virginia Tech) 
    Lived(s) In Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Lived(s) In Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 31 Oct 2013  Henrico County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Lakewood Manor, Henrico, Virginia 
    • Obituary for Morris Warren Clements
      Morris Warren Clements, 92, a native of Prince George County, died on October 31, 2013. He was born in Burrowsville on December 31, 1920, to James William and Susie Warren Clements. After graduating from Disputanta High School, he continued his education receiving a B.S. degree in Agriculture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Class of 1942. Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S Army, he was stationed at Camp Hulen, Palacios, Texas, and Camp Barkley, Abilene, Texas. Mr. Clements entered WWII in 1943, serving in N. Africa and the invasion of Italy attached to the 34th Division. The 473rd Separate Infantry Regiment, under which he served, began their campaign in Salermo and Anzio, Italy, and ended the War in Genoa, Italy. It was during this campaign that Mr. Clements received the Infantry Combat Badge, the Bronze Star and was promoted to the rank of Captain. Returning home from the War, he was employed by Southern States Cooperative as store manager in Maryland and Virginia. Mr. Clements then became Assistant County Extension Agent in Amelia County. In 1949, he assumed the management position for Brandon Plantation in Prince George County, retiring in 1985. Mr. Clements served on the Prince George County Board of Supervisors from 1956 to 1971, was a charter member of the Crater Planning Commission and a member of the Prince George Historical Society. He served as a past Master and Secretary of the Prince George Masonic Lodge and as a Director of the John Rolfe Branch APVA. He was a charter member of the Burrowsville Ruritan Club and a member of Martin's Brandon Episcopal Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Francis Blythe Clements. He is survived by his children, James W. Clements II, Sandra Clements Pauley and husband Richard, Warren B. Clements and wife Wendy, S. Brandon Clements and wife Lila; daughter-in-law, Courtney W. Clements; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank his friends at Lakewood Manor, Henrico, Virginia, where he was a resident since 2004. Among them, Mrs. Elizabeth See; and the staff and caregivers for their faithful care and support. The family will receive friends from 5pm to 8pm on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service with a Masonic service to be held at 5pm. A funeral service will be held 2pm on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Martin's Brandon Episcopal Church 18705 James River Drive Disputanta 23842 followed by interment in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Martin's Brandon Church Cemetery Fund.Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com <http://www.jtmorriss.com>.
    Buried 3 Nov 2013  Disputanta, Prince George, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2807  Booth Family
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2013 

    Father CLEMENTS James William, Sr.,   b. 20 Apr 1863, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1948  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother COLLIER Susie Warren,   b. Abt 1876,   d. Sep 1942  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1914  [2
    Family ID F998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family BLYTHE Frances Gertrude 
    Married 24 Dec 1947  [1
    Children 
     1. CLEMENTS James William, II,   b. 23 Oct 1948  (Age 71 years)
     2. CLEMENTS Sandra Kay,   b. 14 Dec 1950  (Age 68 years)
     3. CLEMENTS Warren Blythe,   b. 25 Nov 1954  (Age 64 years)
     4. CLEMENTS Stewart Brandon,   b. 21 Jul 1957  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1920 - Burrowsville, Prince George, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - VPI (Virginia Tech) - Jun 1942 - Blacksburg, Montgomery County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived(s) In - - Prince George County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Lakewood Manor, Henrico, Virginia - 31 Oct 2013 - Henrico County, VA
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Nov 2013 - Disputanta, Prince George, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S325] Holdsworth on the Clements Family (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S999] Lewis Delony Baugh and His Descendants, John Cryer Baugh IV (Reliability: 3).