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Arden F Clemonds

January 28, 1925 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 92)

Arden F. Clemonds, Sr., 92, of Gillespie, IL, died at his residence on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 10:05 pm. He was born January 28, 1925, in Graniteville, MO to John Clemonds & Grace (Carty) Clemonds. He married Ellen (Kelly ) Clemonds on July 6, 1946 in Maryland Heights, MO. He was a bricklayer for Clemonds Brothers in Gillespie, IL. Arden was a member of the Union Bricklayers Local #1. Arden was a veteran of the US Army after having served in the South Pacific during WWII. He is survived by his spouse, Ellen Clemonds of Gillespie, IL, children, Linda (Roger) Nesch of Springfield, IL, Sharon Clemonds of Wilsonville, IL, Bruce Clemonds of Gillespie, IL, grandchildren, Roger (Jeanne) Nesch, Jr., Jeffrey (Mindy) Nesch, Steve (Shannon) Clemonds, Russell (Lisa) Reynolds, Nicole Reynolds (fiancé, Kevin Gooble), 11 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Arden was preceded in death by his parents, sons , Arden Clemonds, Jr., John Joseph Clemonds, brothers, John Clemonds, Kenny Clemonds, Jim Clemonds, and sisters, Loretta Pilgram & Erma Throgmorton. Friends may call on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services are Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL with Rev. Dennis Hill officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Public Library or United Methodist Church of Gillespie. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Gillespie Public Library

United Methodist Church of Gillespie

 Service Information

December 7, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

Funeral Service
December 8, 2017

11:30 AM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

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