Obituary: Jerry Eugene Clements

Submitted by Cheney Witt Funeral Home

Jerry Eugene Clements, age 71, a resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at his home.

He was born December 22, 1945, in Fort Scott, the son of Guy Allen Clements and Doris Alene Johnson Clements. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and then Fort Scott Community College. He married Linda Lloyd on June 8, 1968, in Fort Scott. Jerry worked as a supervisor of the La Cygne Power Plant for 36 years. He enjoyed playing golf, working on old cars, fishing, raising cattle and working on his farm. His favorite thing was spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Linda of the home; two sons, Adam Clements, and wife Katie, of Fort Scott, and Jason Clements, and wife Casidey, of Liberty, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Riley, Kinley, Javon, Kain, Jaxon, Kalia and Roman Clements; two brothers, Terry Clements, and wife Jane, of Riverton, Kan., and Robert Clements, and wife Mary Jo, of Willard, Mo.; a sister Joyce Young, and husband Jim, of Fort Scott; he was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Larry Joe, Darrel Guy, Gary Wayne and Timothy Clements.

Pastor Tom Mullins will conduct graveside services at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 21, 2017, at the U.S. National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post #1165 V.F.W. Memorial are suggested to Care to Share or Hammond United Methodist Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guest book at


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