Rebecca Clem

Obituary of Rebecca Clem

Rebecca Clem, 91, Salvisa, KY, wife of Loyd Clem, died Monday at her home. Born May 7, 1928, in Mercer Co., she was the daughter of the late Willie Preston and Eva (Currens) Stratton. Rebecca was a retired Servomation Refreshments employee, serving Signet Systems and Corning Inc., was a member of the Claylick Methodist Church, and was a graduate of Salvisa High School. She was a homemaker, loved working in her gardens and canning, as well as cooking and feeding friends and family from her kitchen. She loved her family and, most of all, loved her Lord! Other survivors include: three daughters, Kathy (Billy) Nevius, Rhonda Beasley, and Regina Orwig, all of Mercer Co.; one son, Randy (Cindy) Orwig, Mercer Co.; one step daughter, Debra Clem of Winchester; three sisters, Kathalene Bowen of Lawrenceburg, Jeanette (Bill) Sullivan of Between, GA and Lavenia Wayne of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Lyle (Bonnie) Stratton of Bowling Green and Arnett Stratton of Lawrenceburg; six grandchildren, Mecia Shepperson of Berwick, PA, Shawna (Russell) Anderson, Chad & Damon Beasley, and Kristi & Angela Orwig, all of Mercer Co.; two step grandchildren, Kasie (Larry) Taylor of Jackson Co., and Victoria (Chris) Lewis of Lexington; nine great grandchildren, Kendrick, Blake, and Scarlett King, Shawnee & Cheyenne Reed, Campbell & Langston Beasley, Hailey Sparks, and Aiden Anderson; two step great grandchildren, Addison Lewis & Damien Taylor; five great great grandchildren, Shealyn & Colton King, Kennedy Orwig, Arieanna Pike, and Kayson Mullins. Rebecca was preceded in death by a husband, Harley Orwig, two grandchildren, Ashley Temple & Courtney Tunnell, six siblings, Gertie Hill, Mae Redmond, Frances Ellis, Kenneth, Bobby, & Sherman Stratton. Private graveside services will be held. Pallbearers will be: Chad & Damon Beasley, Kendrick & Blake King, Russell Anderson, Chris Lewis, and Larry Taylor. Honorary bearers will great & great great grandchildren. The family request memorial donations be sent to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422 or to Claylick Methodist Church, 225 Claylick Rd., Salvisa, KY 40372. You may sign the virtual Tribute Wall and send expressions of sympathy to the family at Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Ransdell Funeral Chapel is strictly following the federal and state Covid-19 mandated guidelines.
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