Obituary of Donna Clemons
Mrs. Donna Louise Grantham Clemons, 64, of Benoit, MS, passed away at her home on February 20, 2018. Visitation will be 2:00 to 3:00 Monday, February 26, 2018, at Ray Funeral Home. Memorial services honoring the life of Mrs. Clemons will immediately follow beginning at 3:00 Monday, February 26, 2018, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Haney and Rev. Charles Young officiating.
Donna was born on November 21, 1953, to Everett Grantham and Emma Louise Lishman Grantham in Greenville, MS. On May 2, 1970, she married Steve Clemons, Sr. in Greenville, MS. She enjoyed to read, crochet, and to write in her journals which she did for many years. Donna had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and beloved dogs. Everyone knew her as “Momma Donna” and she had a huge heart for everyone she met. Momma Donna always greeted others with open arms.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Emma Grantham; daughter, Meredith Nikole “Nikki” Clemons, and sister, Melinda Gayle “Sissy” Grantham.
Mrs. Clemons is survived by her husband, Steve Edward Clemons, Sr. of Benoit, MS; and children, Steve Edward Clemons, Jr. (Denise) of Benoit, Brandon Scott Clemons (Gwen) of Boyle, Joshua Lishman Chandler Clemons of Cleveland, and Everett Lamar Grantham “Grant” Clemons (Jennifer) of Cleveland; grandchildren, Steve Edward Clemons, III of Benoit, Robert Chase Clemons of TX, Nikolas Colton Clemons of Cleveland, Ashlyn Skylar Clemons of Cleveland, Hannah Nikole Clemons of Boyle, Deanna “Peanut” Rose Clemons of Boyle, Brayden Elijah Clemons of Cleveland, and Autumn Jade Clemons of Boyle; aunt, Pearl Dykes of Grenada; niece, Mckenzie Lee Walker of MA; and great-uncle, Wesley Gene Lishman of Grenada.