Floral 09

Babaria Clemons

May 8, 1939 ~ August 1, 2021 (age 82)


Babaria (Pride) Clemons was born on May 8, 1939, in Sulphur Springs, to Malvin and Domer Pride. She went from labor to reward on August 1, 2021. 

Lovingly known as “Babs” to all her close family and friends, she attended school in Sulphur Springs, and is a graduate of Douglass High School. Babaria attended Murray State college in Tishomingo, Oklahoma where she studied nursing. She loved studying the bible, going to church, watching the Dallas Cowboys, cooking and taking care of the elderly. She attended First Baptist Church of Ardmore, Oklahoma. 

Babaria is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond N. Clemons, brothers, Curtis Pride of Denver, Colorado, and Harvey Lynn Pride of Sulphur Springs, Texas, and her sister Barbara Pride Mckerson of Atlanta, Georgia. Also, her beloved grand-dog, Rudy. 

She leaves to mourn her brother, Autrey Pride (Cheryl Pride) of El Paso, Texas;  her only two children, Bridgette Clemons of Gainesville, Texas and Carole Rivera of Ardmore, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Destiny Lowery (Shannon Lowery Sr.) of Irving Texas, Courtney Clemons (Hydeia T. Clemons) of Arlington, Texas, Alandria Rivera of Lewisville, Texas and Melissa Rivera of Ardmore, Oklahoma; one great grandchild, Levi K. Clemons; along with a host of sisters and brothers in-law, nephew, Alfred McKerson, others who lovingly adopted her as a second mother, cousins, relatives and friends. Also, her beloved grand-dogs: Precious (aka-Goon), Sugar and Kodak.

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August 13, 2021

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
West Oaks Funeral Home
500 South Hillcrest Drive
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Funeral Service
August 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
County Road 1175 N
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

August 14, 2021

12:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery

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