Virginia Lee HILL Mini tree diagram

James Haskell CLEMENT2,1

22nd Feb 19201 - 16th Oct 20121

Life History

22nd Feb 1920

Born in Danville, Yell, Arkansas.1

about Nov 1946

Married Virginia Lee HILL.2

26th Aug 1977

Death of Virginia Lee HILL in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas.3,1,4

16th Oct 2012

Died in Denison, Grayson, Texas.1

20th Oct 2012

Buried in Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma.1


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    James Haskell "Hack" Clement
    Birth Feb. 22, 1920 Danville, Yell County, Arkansas
    Death Oct. 16, 2012 Denison, Grayson County, Texas

    JAMES HASKELL "HACK" CLEMENT, 92, former resident of Marlow, Oklahoma,died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Stonebrook Assisted Living,Denison, Texas, following a short illness.

    Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 20, 2012, in theCallaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Broughton and Bro.Joe Price officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under thedirection of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

    Family visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM atthe funeral home.

    Born February 22, 1920, in Danville, Arkansas, to Alice and James W."Willie" Clement, Hack lived most of his life in the Marlow andCentral High area. He was preceded in death by his parents, foursisters and one brother. He has one surviving sister, Betty Jo Smithof Clovis, California.

    Hack attended Marlow High School where he was an All-State footballplayer. He married his high school sweetheart, Virginia Hill ofMarlow, on January 1, 1942.

    He enlisted at Fort Sill in March of 1942, and was sent overseas,where he received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during WorldWar II. Upon returning from the service in 1944, Hack worked for atime as a roughneck and ran the Whiterock Café before joining the USPostal Service in 1955 where he was a city, then rural letter carrierfor many years, retiring in 1983.

    Hack and Virginia had three daughters, Jimmie Kay, Sandy and Sally.Hack was preceded in death by Virginia in August of 1977, and by hisoldest daughter, Jimmie Clement Mathis in May of 2008.

    In November 1978, Hack married long-time Marlow resident andschoolteacher, Marian Eaves Gregston, which added another daughter tothe family, Susan Gregston.

    In addition to being a member of the Masonic Lodge and VFW, Hack wasactive in the church where he served as treasurer and deacon at DentonBaptist Church for many years, and later as an elder in thePresbyterian Church in Marlow. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, tinkeringwith cars, gardening and building birdhouses. An avid football fan, heseldom missed a Marlow Outlaw football game. He and Marian enjoyedtraveling throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri with anoccasional trip to California to visit family. He especially enjoyedspending time with grandkids and great-grandkids. Hack will best beremembered by family and friends not only for his loving and caringways, but also for his raisin and pumpkin pies and holiday peanutbrittle.

    Survivors include his wife Marian, Stonebrook Assisted Living,Denison, Texas; children Sandy and Mike Emmons, Sally and SteveSparks, Susan and Billy Ewing, all currently living in Texas, and LonMathis of Marlow; grandkids, Sheena Mays and Brian Andrews; andgreat-grandkids, Tonya, Alin and Patrick Jr. Mays, and James Andrews.

    Pallbearers will be Steve Sparks, Brian Andrews, Patrick Mays, RickWorden, Bill Shook and Roger Andrews.

    Honorary pallbearers will be Lon Mathis, Jack Graves and Mike Emmons.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Hack'sname to the American Cancer Society or Home Hospice(

    Virginia L. Clement (1922 - 1977)
    Marian Eaves Clement (1922 - 2013)

    Burial Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma

    Created by Jean Nov 14, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #22905269,


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