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Minister Clementine Wilson

October 1, 1951 - June 16, 2018

Minister Clementine Wilson (nee Adams), 66, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Mercy New Life Hospice following a brief illness. She was born October 1, 1951 in Troy, Alabama, and lived in Elyria for 59 years. She graduated from Elyria High School. She also attended Midview High School where she ran track, played softball, volleyball and was their first African-American cheerleader.

Clementine was the owner and operator of Clem's Hair Studio for 16 years and was also a stylist for Wesleyan Village Nursing Home. Before opening her salon, she worked at JCPenny's Hair Salon and Stanadyne/Moen Inc. She was a founding member of the Living Word Church where she served on the first Trustee Board. She was a member of the Intercessor Ministry and served as the Minister over the Pastoral Care of the sick and shut-in. She was a former charter member of Church of the Rock in Elyria where she served as a trustee, prayer intercessor, Youth Department Director, VBS Director, and sang in the choir. She enjoyed interior decorating, working in her flower beds, and studying and teaching God's Word.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 17 years, Deacon James Wilson; her daughters, Carmen Nelson and Kim Starling; brothers, Charles Adams, Carl (Yvonne) Adams, and Keith (Norma) Adams; 4 stepchildren, 7 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Sam Whatley Jr.; mother, Janice Adams; sister, Jacquelyn Johnson; and her paternal and maternal grandparents.



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