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James "Jim" Clements '77 February 23, 2017 10:46 AM updated: February 23, 2017 10:52 AM

Nalley-Pickle & Welch obituary
906 Gregg St.
Big Spring, TX 79721
(800) 284-2141

James Ray "Jim" Clements
July 10, 1955 - February 18, 2017

James Ray “Jim” Clements went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, February 24, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, Big Spring with Rev. Bill Ivins officiating. A private interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Stanton.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Jim was born July 10, 1955 in Big Spring, Texas to Jack and Helen Clements. He resided in Andrews, Texas throughout his childhood, graduating from Andrews High School in 1973. He went on to join the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets as the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 1977.

He married the love of his life, Leslie, in September of 1980. They moved to Big Spring in 1986.

He was a loving father of Nathan, James and daughter-in-law, Kelly. He adored his two granddaughters, Jaylee Rae and Charlie Ann.

Jim had a serving spirit and dedicated his entire life to serving the community and others. He was a dedicated member of The First United Methodist Church of Big Spring for 30 years. He most recently led the “Young Families” Sunday school class and was the chairman of Mission and Outreach. He was an active member of the Big Spring Rotary Club, a former President of the Chamber of Commerce of Big Spring, and led the “Pops in the Park” celebrations.

He retired from Oncor as the Area Manager this year after 30 years of service.

He took great pride in coaching and organizing Little League baseball and soccer. Instilling the values of life for his boys, as well as all youth, was his passion. He loved everything Texas A & M. Ensuring that his boys, as well as others, had the opportunity at a higher education was at the forefront of his priorities.

He is survived by his parents, Herma Lee “Jack” and Helen Ray Clements; his wife, Leslie; his son, James Clements and wife, Kelly, his son Nathan Clements and girlfriend, Owen Wood; his granddaughters, Jaylee Rae and Charlie Ann; his brother Jon Clements and wife, Teresa; his sister Jackie Rodriguez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Mission and Outreach at First United Methodist Church of Big Spring, 400 Scurry St., Big Spring, TX 79720 and/or the Jim Clements Aggie Scholarship Fund, % The Association of Former Students, 505 George Bush Dr., College Station, TX 77840 (please indicate “in memory of James Ray Clements”).

Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at:

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home-Big Spring


906 S. Gregg St.
Big Spring, TX 79720

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

First United Methodist Church-Big Spring


400 Scurry
Big Spring, TX 79720

Private Family Services

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