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Carolyn C. Clemons

December 19, 1951 ~ January 4, 2020 (age 68)

Obituary

Farewell Beautiful Lady

To everything there is a season, a time for every
matter under heaven; a time to be born,
and a time to die; a time to plant,
and a time to pluck up what is planted;
a time to weep, and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away.

-Ecclesiastes

 

Thank you for being with us today, to celebrate the life of a remarkable woman of valor, our beloved Mother Carolyn Raybon Clemons. There are no lessons about “The art of being a wife or mothering” we can only do our best and hope that we do it well. Our beloved certainly got an A ++ in this.

She was a caring, supportive and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Yet she was unassuming and always showed her loved for others.

The quality of our lives was rich. Mother Carolyn Clemons was born Wednesday, December 19, 1951 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Willie and Alma Raybon.

Mother Clemons made DeFuniak Springs her home and was a graduate of Tivoli High School.

She was joined in Holy Matrimony to her soulmate, Hayward Clemons, Sr., in Alabama.

Mother Clemons retired from the Eglin Air Force Base after nineteen years of service. After retiring, she continued serving her community as a member of the Board of Directors for Caring and Sharing of Walton County.

Mother Clemons and her husband were faithful and dedicated members of Everlasting Word Full Gospel Baptist Church in Defuniak Springs, FL, where she served as a Mother of the Church.

Her favorite hobbies include community involvement, shopping, and finishing her puzzles. She was a devout servant of the Lord and a beloved mother to anyone who needed her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandmother: Valde “Big Mama” Williams; and brother: Clarence Raybon.

“God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be
so he put his arms around you and whispered,
“Come to Me”

Mother Clemons was called home on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Tallahassee, FL after a long battle with diminished health.

Mother Clemons is survived by her loving husband, Hayward Clemons, Sr.; children: Sabena Brown, Hayward Clemons, Jr., and Thomas Broxton, Sr.; great grandchildren: Chloe Williams, Gabriella Williams, Barrett Brown III, Terrance Williams and Amanda Brown; her sister: Dian Raybon-Mitchell and JoAnn Dawson-Thomas; sister-in-law: Leutrishe Goode; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, coworkers and friends.

 

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
January 10, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Everlasting Word Church Conference and Training Center
2132 Hwy 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Funeral Cortege Departure
Saturday
January 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Clemons/Brown Cortege
44 Wood Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 3243

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 11, 2020

1:00 PM
Everlasting Word Church Conference and Training Center
2132 Hwy 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Inhumation
Saturday
January 11, 2020

2:30 PM
Magnolia Cemetery
222 North Park Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Reception
Saturday
January 11, 2020

3:00 PM
Everlasting Word Church Conference and Training Center
2132 Hwy 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

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