Cecil Marie Clemmons (with photo)

May 9, 1924 –

Sept. 20, 2013

Cecil Marie Clemmons, 89, of Ennis passed away Sept. 20, 2013, at the Ennis Care Center with her loving family at her side.

Cecil Marie was born in Sherman, Texas on May 9, 1924 to the late Henry Clay and Vinea (Barnes) Byars.

At an early age, she and her family moved to Ellis County and became a lifelong resident.

In 1942, Cecil Marie married the love of her life, Woodrow “Joe” Clemmons. They celebrated 42 years together before his passing in 1984.

From this union came their three daughters, Billie (John) Maswell of Forreston, Becky (Joe) Turner of Ennis and Judy Putnam of Rice. She is the grandmother of seven and the great-grandmother of 14.

Along with her parents, Cecil Marie was preceded in death by her brother, Henry Clay Byars Jr.

Friends may call at the Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. in Waxahachie, from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Graveside services will follow at Waxahachie City Cemetery.

To view an obituary or sign the online guest book, visit www.bozemitchell mckibbin.com.

Arrangements are under the care of Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. Waxahachie; 972-937-2211.