Lillie Ruth Jenkins Clemons



Lillie Ruth Jenkins Clemons, 80, died Thursday evening at her home. Born in Lenoir County she was the daughter of the late Jobe T. and Lillie B. Thigpen and was the wife of Luther Clemons.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor Howard Seymour officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

Lillie was a member of the Mar Mac Friends Church.

In addition to her husband Lillie is survived by a son; Nelson Jenkins and his wife Shelia of Snow Hill, three daughters; Lyvonne Davis and Husband Mickey of Goldsboro, Wanda Powell and husband Brent of Goldsboro, and Renee Coty of Goldsboro, two step-daughters: Angie Howell and husband J.D. of Smithfield and Cherish Lilly and husband Sammie of Smithfield, two brothers; Bernie Thigpen and wife May of Kinston and Butch Thigpen and wife Lisa of Kinston, a sister; Doris Hoffman of Snow Hill, 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be directed towards the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern Carolina Chapter 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 101 Raleigh, N.C. 27612.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Clemons Family and online condolences may be directed to