Clem was born on October 12, 1924 to Newell and Permelia Timmons in Northfield, Texas. Mr. Timmons was raised during the Dust Bowl Era and the Great Depression. He attended school in Northfield and graduated from Tell Schools. As a young man, he joined the Navy to fight in World War II.
Shortly after the war, Clem met and married Gladys Smith Timmons. Together, they raised four children. He worked as a farmer and rancher all of his life. He was employed by the Mill Irons Ranch for several years, before settling back in Northfield.
Clem was a devout Christian. He attended the Baptist church, where he was a deacon, Sunday School teacher, Sunday School director, and served on various committees. He was a spiritual mentor for many people, and led many to believe in Christ as their Savior. Clem loved the Lord, and loved to worship and talk about the Bible.
Mr. Timmons was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his brother, Rush; one grandson, Marlon Meador; and one son-in-law, Mike Barton.
He is survived by his four children, Donna Moore and husband Vernie of Lubbock, Dynell Meador and husband Joey of Lake Kickapoo, Morris Timmons and wife Sheila of Childress, and Delynn Mabry and husband Jeff of Archer City. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 25 at 1 pm at Calvary Baptist Church in Childress, Texas with Clifton Smith officiating, and Mr. Trey Morgan and Pastor Freddy Stice assisting. Burial will follow in Northfield Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.