Grace Ann Clemons |

Grace Ann Clemons

Grace Ann Clemons passed away Dec. 28, 2006, at the Colorado State Veteran’s Nursing Home in Rifle.Grace was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Alabama, to Percy and Ida (Culp) Hall. With five older brothers, Grace learned at a young age to fend for herself.In her younger years, Grace devoted many hours and years to Lowry Air Force Base in programs of family services, and military wives’ clubs, for which she received several commendations. Grace was also a nurses’ aide graduate, a member of Eastern Star and Amaranth.She could always floor you with humor, but had almost a no-nonsense outlook on life. In the last two years of her life, her mind and tongue were still sharp. Not one day passed without thinking of her husband, Jim, as she missed him so much. Grace enjoyed may facets of life. First and foremost was her love for her family, to which she gave unselfishly. After that, a love of friends, reading, Las Vegas, fishing, crossword puzzles, cards, cooking and gardening. Her African violets were her favorites.Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, her brothers and a son.Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction.Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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