MEMPHIS, TENN. - Mr. Gary Lee Clem, age 67 of Memphis, Tenn., passed away Dec. 24, 2014 at his home. Born in Jonesboro he was the son of Willie and Ethel Brashears Clem and was of the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Clem was retired from Covington Track and Material in Memphis and enjoyed fishing, landscaping and spending quality time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother Ethel Clem of Trumann; two sisters Claudia Weaver and Paul of Jonesboro and Cathy Laire and Franklin of Trumann; and two special friends Thomas Clay and Beverly Nye both of Memphis. Mr. Clem also leaves a host of other family and friends from the area.
Mr. Clem was preceded in death by his father Willie Clem; his wife Brenda Jane Hicks Clem; and one son Gregory William Charles Clem.
Funeral services were Jan. 10 at the Church of God in Trumann with Pastor Bubba Reese and Pastor Gary Hill officiating. Burial followed in the Marked Tree Cemetery with Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Arkansas in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Anthony Weaver, Scott Weaver, Arnold Weaver, Jeff Weaver, Thomas Clay and Charlie Hicks. Honorary Pallbearers were Skip Weaver, Paul Weaver, Franklin Laire and Chris Laire.