Gertrude Ophelia Clemons
May 19, 1947 - June 5, 2021
Mrs. Gertrude Ophelia Clemons, of Maiden, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Carolina Caring, Newton.
Gertrude retired from the Western Piedmont Council of Governments as Section 8 Housing Director.
She is survived by her mother, Willie Mae Norris of Shelby; son, Carlyton (Wendy) Clemons of Rolesville; daughters, Veronica Cheryl Clemons of Charlotte, Chiriga Latrice Clemons of Maiden, and Deirdra (Audwin) Hawkes of Wake Forest.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlee Clemons; and her father, John Elliott Norris.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 10, at 12 p.m., at Christ Church, 2416 Zion Church Rd. in Hickory, with interment at Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Vale. A public viewing will be held at the church Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dirk M. Thompson is serving the Clemons family, 828-323-1980.
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Published by Hickory Daily Record on Jun. 10, 2021.