Charles McCall Clements, III, 75, passed away at Halcyon Hospice in Atlanta, GA on November 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November, 21, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Buena Vista at 2:00 PM. Reverend Chris Hess and Reverend Harold Grimsley will officiate. The family will greet friends at the church beginning at 1:00 PM until service time, with a reception to follow at the Sign of the Dove, Bed and Breakfast, after the burial in Buena Vista Cemetery.
Mr. Clements was born November 27, 1941 to the late Charles McCall Clements, Jr. and Embelle Thurmond Clements in Columbus, GA. He was a third generation owner of Clements Funeral Home and Clements Hardware and Furniture. After selling his businesses, Mr. Clements became a teacher, having taught English and GED education. Mr. Clements was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buena Vista, having served as chairman of the deacons, as a member of the pastoral committee, a choir member and Sunday school. He was also elected to the City Council of Buena Vista for many years. Mr. Clements was a former chairman of the Buena Vista Cemetery, Inc. He was also a member of Alexander H. Stephens, Camp #78, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Survivors include his sister and brother-in-law, Catherine Clements and Charles S., Jr. Aiken of Dadeville, AL; two nieces, Catherine McCall Blythe and husband, Brian Mitchell Blythe of Atlanta, GA and Carolyne Lowe Aiken Marsh and husband, Justin Del of Anniston, AL; and three great nieces, Ida Catherine Blythe, Sydney Knox Marsh and Ann Lawrence Marsh.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Buena Vista Cemetery fund, PO Box 382, Buena Vista, GA 31803 or First Baptist Church of Buena Vista, PO Box 84, Buena Vista, GA 31803.