Jimmie L. Clemons, Sr.

September 7, 1929 - October 26, 2009
Jimmie L. Clemons, Sr.

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Jimmie L. Clemons, Sr., 80, of Hendersonville, NC, died Monday, October 26, 2009 at his home.

Born in Cincinnati, OH, he was the son of the late Joseph Nathaniel Clemons and Gladys Lucille Pierson Clemons, former owners of Woodfield Inn in Flat Rock for 40 years, and Grandmaís Kitchens Restaurants in Miami, FL for 45 years. He was the husband for 46 years of Gertrude Clemons, who died in 1998.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force and enjoyed a career as General Manager of several large resort hotels in and out of the US. He was a Mason and Shriner from 1955 until his death. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Hendersonville Shrine Club, PO Box 1901, Hendersonville, NC 28793.

He is survived by three children, Joseph F. Clemons of Florida, Jimmie L. Clemons, Jr. of NC, and Linda Basiewicz of Hendersonville; his sister, Joan C. Williford of Flat Rock; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

No services will be held.

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  • October 29, 2009
    Brad Elliott says:
    I will miss Jimmie's visits to the store at Horseshoe where I would run his lottery tickets for him. I visited him at home several times and enjoyed his stories. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.

  • October 29, 2009
    Campbell King 111 says:
    One of my fathers best friends.I will miss you..I had great tmes when young going to our cabin in Whiteside Cove..Condolances to the family.

  • October 29, 2009
    Sharon Park says:
    It was a pleasure to know Jimmie. I loved sitting with him and his sister Joan, listening to the stories of how they grew up. Sincerely, Sharon ParkE

  • October 29, 2009
    Alton Connor says:
    Joan and family ... Thinking of you in the passing of Jimmie. Have many memories of him at the Hallmark Christmas dinners. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Alton

  • October 30, 2009
    Tina S. Bigham says:
    pryers and thoughts are with him & his family.