Alta May Stowers Clements

February 16, 2016

Alta May Stowers Clements, 102, a longtime Kirklin resident, died at 11:36 p.m. February 16, 2016 at Wesley Manor.  She had lived at Wesley Manor for the past 4 years. Born April 26, 1913 in Grant County, Indiana to Leroy & Minnie Melissa (Lede) Blessing.  She married Paul Stowers on May 18, 1947 in Marion, IN and he preceded her in death on July 20, 1978.  She then married Johnny Clements on June 27, 1982 in Kirklin Church of God and he preceded her in death on December 7, 1990. Alta grew up in Howard and Grant Counties, attended schools there before moving to Clinton County.  She worked at Commercial Filters in Lebanon for 7 years.  She had previously worked at Delco Radio in Kokomo, Indiana Bell in Frankfort, Kirklin and Kokomo and the elevator in Kirklin, retiring in 1975.  She was a member of the Kirklin Church of God, past member of Priscilla Club, Jolly Times Euchre Club, and Moose Lodge #7 Ladies auxiliary.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Rev. Richard Pursifull will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to Clinton County Humane Society or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Survived by:

Step-Daughter: Alice Jean (Jack) Robbins of rural Frankfort, 2 Step-Sons: John (Jacque) Clements of Frankfort, Mark (Pam) Clements of Kirklin, several nieces, nephews, 5 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great grandchildren.

Preceded by:

Alta was the youngest of 5 brothers and 2 sisters, who all preceded her in death.


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Alta May Stowers Clements”

  1. Patti Kidwell February 17, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    God opened his arms and took you home yesterday where you are now at peace! You will never be forgotten and you will always be loved and in my heart. My prayers go out to all family members.

    • Norma Wise February 22, 2016 at 7:04 am

      So sorry for your loss, she was like a God mother to me and babies always think about her.

  2. Sandy Cornett February 18, 2016 at 1:49 am

    Alta, you were one very special lady. I truly enjoyed our times together. Your stories were always a delight. All my love.

  3. Kathy & John Niese (Madie Durham’s daughter & son-in-law) February 20, 2016 at 11:36 am

    Our prayers and thoughts are with the family now and in the days to come. Alta was such a loving, caring and a blessing to all. She also was such a good friend to my mother Madie Durham. Alta will be missed even though we know that she is at peace and with God.

  4. Reta wallace February 20, 2016 at 8:07 pm

    Dear Alice – don’t know if you remember me – Reta Cambridge from school. Saw where your step mother passed away. Sorry. Seems she had a long, hopefully wonderful, life. Regardless or their age we still miss them when they are gone. Prayers to your family.

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