Howard Cecil Clement

Published 9:02 am Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Howard Cecil Clement of Linwood died on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

He was born in Davie County on June 27, 1943, to the late Ollie Clement and Cora Griffin Clement. As an adult, he moved from Davie County and was a resident of Linwood. He enjoyed watching basketball and baseball on television. He loved to tell jokes. He gave his nieces and nephews nicknames, which he would call them by their nicknames as he shared tall tales when they were young.

He was preceded in death by: 2 sisters, Mary Lee Scott and Nellie Barker; a niece, Delores Barker; and a nephew, Eddie Scott.

Survivors: a brother, Willie Grey (Betty) Clement of Mocksville; nephews and nieces, Lester (Rose) Scott of Beaufort, S.C., Larry Scott of Winston-Salem, Mark (Michelle) Scott of Mocksville, Shelby Jean Wilson of Winston-Salem, Pastor Rodney (Selenea) Barker of Mocksville, Jeffery (Dorothy) Barker of Advance, Bernard Clement of Mocksville, Vincent Clement of Salisbury, and Heather (Eric) McMurray of Mocksville; a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

His funeral service was to be held on Thursday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville.  Pastor Rodney Barker was to officiate, and burial was to follow in Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family was to receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service.