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Deloris Sue Clendenin
Deloris Sue Clendenin, 82, went to be with the Lord at 12:15am on Friday, May 27, 2022 at her home in Herrin. Sue was born on September 29, 1939 in West Frankfort to Charles and Vivian (Jordan) Rumsey.
She married Roy Kenneth Clendenin on September 1, 1967. Together they shared nearly forty-six years of marriage and five children. Sue attended the Royalton Church of the Nazarene over the years and she enjoyed the visits from her church family very much when she became unable to attend. She was a loving wife, mom, grandma, and great grandma. She will be missed by all that knew her. Sue enjoyed spending time with her family and close friends. She especially loved going 'junking' at all her favorite local antique shops.
Survivors include son in law, Roger Bird of Herrin; two sons, Charles and Jean Murphy of O'Fallon, MO and Kenny Ray and Dawn Clendenin of Energy; two daughters, Jemmia Coleman of Chittyville, and Jada Frick of Marion; grandchildren, Cassie Jeralds of Herrin, Josh and Michelle Lindsey of Tuscaloosa, AL, Meghan Murphy of Herrin, Dean Coleman of Paulton, Pauly Coleman of Chittyville, Tyler and Liz Clendenin of Herrin, Kady Clendenin of Energy, Ezra Frick of Herrin, Corporal Ethan Frick of Honolulu, HI, Elliot Frick of Herrin, Carter, Corbin and Catherine Frick of Marion, Jon and Kristy Bird and children of Herrin, Jeff and Sonya Bird and children of Wichita Falls, TX, and Justin and Amanda Bird of Herrin; great-grandchildren, Maddie and Brennan Jeralds of Herrin, Brendon Hunt and Jasmine Hacker of Tuscaloosa, AL, Bentley Stucker of Carterville, Eastyn Stucker of Energy; sister-in-law, Connie and Ed Brooks of Benton; and life long friends Diane Davis of Herrin and Norma and Larry Frazier of Herrin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy Kenneth Clendenin; daughter, Deloris Bird; son in law Chuck Coleman; grandsons James Kenneth Lindsey and Charles Lee Murphy II.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Burial will follow at Dillingham Cemetery in Corinth, IL. A time of visitation will be held from 1:00pm until 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or a favorite charity or church of your choice.
Jemmia and Kenny, and family, I am sorry to learn of your moms passing. She was a sweet lady. My prayers for you all and my condolences.
Tammy O’Daniell-Howell May 31 2022 6:42 PM
So very sorry to learn of her passing. My prayers are with your family
William Hays May 31 2022 4:29 PM
Gosh I grew up with Jemmia and spent many nights at her house. Her mom was always so good to me. My mom and dad always enjoyed visiting her and Shorty as well. I'm grateful I was able to grow up with them in my life.
Libby Lori May 28 2022 8:00 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you all, she was a sweet lady and will be missed. 💖🙏🤗
Gaby May 28 2022 7:18 PM
Jada and family, I’m so sorry for your loss but know that Sue put up a great fight. I have many memories of Sue from childhood through adulthood. I’m so thankful she finally at peace. Sending love and prayers.
Veronica Fischer May 28 2022 7:12 PM