Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr.
The conclusion of funeral services for the Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr. will be held on Sunday, August 31st , 3PM at the New Jerusalem M. B. Church in Havana, where Pastor Julius Harris in the Shepherd. Pastor Matthew Bryant of the St. John A. M. E Church, Quincy will deliver the Eulogy. The Interment will be held at Hopewell A. M.E. Church Cemetery in Havana, FL.
Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr., 79 passed on Sunday, August 17th in Tampa, FL after toiling with an extensive illness. Dan J. Clemons, Sr. was born on June 1, 1935 and grew up in the Havana (Hwy 12)/Gadsden County area where he was educated, started his Christian walk, worked in many capacities and strived as a man for many years. In the late 1970s he and his then family moved to Haines City/Polk County area where he served as Pastor of the New Beulah M. B. Church. Again Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr. worked in many capacities and strived for many, many years and then retired. In June, 2010 after his 75th birthday he moved back to his beloved “Havana” where he reacquainted himself with old family and friends along with new ones. Due to his failing health in June of this year, Dan J. Clemons, Sr. moved with his youngest daughter back to the Polk County area.
Reverend Dan J. Clemons led a full and blessed life with his family, co-workers, church members and friends. Memories of him will be cherished by his sister Erma L. “Bit” Waiters, his children, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of sorrowing family and friends near and far.
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Holmes Funeral Directors of Haines City, FL, 863-419-2700, www.holmesfd.com.
Humbly submitted by Mrs. Mildred Michelle Clemons-Youmans, daughter.