Emma Clinton 79, of Benton Harbor, Michigan died Saturday evening January 11, 2020, at Lakeland surrounded by family and friends.
Alma "Emma" Clinton was born May 4, 1941, in Wyatt, Missouri to Ida Cross and William Clinton. Emma cherished her family. She spent a lot of time caring for grandchildren and assembling puzzles. Her favorite things were cooking and working on puzzles. She loved having parties, playing spades, and listening to music. Everybody enjoyed being around her. She was also known as "Mama Jean or Jean" to all that loved her.
She leaves to cherish precious memories three daughters: Brenda (Donald) Palmer, Roshell Beaty, and Christy Beaty, all of Benton Harbor MI. Sister, Ruby (Richard) Dowell of Wyatt, Missouri. A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents William Clinton and Ida Cross. Grandmother Alma Macadori. Brothers: Arby Asbury, Aaron Asbury, Albert Perry, and Murray Asbury. Sisters: Annie Bell Riley, Dorothy Pattin, and Hazel L. Amos. Sons: Melvin and Lamar Clinton. Special friend, Melvin Beaty.
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