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Cleophsia Elmore

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date June 9, 2018


Saturday, June, 9, 2018
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Mount Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Hickory Valley, Tennessee


Saturday, June, 9, 2018
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Mount Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Hickory Valley, Tennessee


Hopewell Cemetery
Grand Junction, Tennessee

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Cleophsia Elmore entered into Eternal Rest at the North Delta Hospice and Pallative Care of Southhaven, MS on June 4,2018 he was
the son of the late Frank (Jack) Elmore Jr and Carcell Miller Elmore of Michigan City, MS.

Cleo received his education in the Benton County School System in Ashland, MS. He received a certificate in heating and ventilation from WashBurne Trade School in Chicago, IL. He served two years in the US Army and received a honorable discharge.

Cleo accepted Christ at an early age at Samuel Chapel MB Church in Ashland, MS After relocating to Grand Junction TN. He joined Hopewell MB Church under the leadership of Dr. Roger D Pearson. he remained a faithful member until his health failed.

Cleo was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters Coylee Frank Miller, Freddie B, Ernest, Shirley Lockett and Pearlie Gholston. He married the love of his life Robbie Graham February 1, 1969. One son was born to this union. Cleo was an entrepreneur and was excited about opening his own company. He was the owner and co-owner of several heating ventilation and air condition businesses from 1973 to 1998. He was a mentor to many young men in the HVAC Field. He was an old-time gentleman, a kind-hearted person willing to help others in need.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Robbie Elmore, son Giles Orlando (Chandra) Elmore of Lansing, IL. Three grandchildren Greg, Tim and Ashtyn of Lansing, IL; four godchildren: Regina Jackson of Portage, MO, Marcus Phillips, April Berman of Raleigh, NC, April Harvey of Chicago, IL.; two brothers Murry (Vertie) Elmore of Maywood, IL Robert (Shelby) Elmore of Oxford four sisters Thelma (Melvin) Brown of Calumet City, IL Brooksie Surratt of Dallas, GA, Ruth (Alvin) Fortenberry of Ashland, MS Josie (Ernest) Lloyd of Collierville, TN; two brothers-in-law Jerry (Patricia) Graham of Tinley Park, IL Milton Graham of Grand Junction, TN six sisters in law Jean Bennett of Indianapolis,IN Vera (Jimmy) Ireland of Chicago, IL Shirley Sain of Grand Junction, TN, Alexis Elmore, Quincie Elmore Emma Tomlinson and a host of Nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

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