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Sue Boyd Clemens

November 24, 1941 — August 25, 2021

Sue Boyd Clemens

Sue Boyd Clemens, of Quitman, passed away Wednesday August 25, 2021 in Lindale at the age of 79.

Graveside service is scheduled for 3:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Quitman City Cemetery with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday evening at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations.

Galia Sue Boyd Clemens was born in Quitman on November 24, 1941 to Hoice Buford and Opal Authalia McDade Bright. She was a lifetime resident of Quitman and a member of Forrest Hill Baptist Church and the Pilot Club of Quitman. Sue married John D. Boyd on November 15, 1958. Together they owned and operated Boyd’s Exxon Station and J&S Car Wash until his passing in 2004. She began working for Lowe Funeral Home in 2005 and retired in 2016. On October 3, 2009 she married Mel Clemens. They were married almost 10 years before he passed away in 2019.

Sue greets in Heaven her parents, Hoice and Opal Bright; first husband, John D. Boyd; second husband, Mel Clemens; brother, Troy H. Bright; and sister, Norma Lea Blalock.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Barry Boyd and wife Donna of College Station, and Kristi Hirsch of Quitman; siblings, Marinel Gilmore of Tyler and Jimmy Bright of Quitman; five grandchildren, Kacey Hirsch, Kayla Moore, Justin Hirsch, Sarah Boyd, and Robert Boyd; four great grandchildren, Brynnley, Penelope, Madison, and Natalie; and many other extended family members and friends.

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Past Services


Friday, August 27, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations

1102 E. Goode St., Quitman, TX 75783

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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