Clemon House Sr.

Clemon House Sr.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Clemon House, age 87, of Dowagiac, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his residence.

He was born February 25, 1933 in Clarksdale, Mississippi to Clemon Anderson and Nehoma Jones. He married Mary Ellen Fayne in 1961 in Dowagiac, Michigan. She survives.

Clemon worked in the Chicago Steel Mill for many years and also the Elkhart Foundry where he retired in the 1970s. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and having barbeques with family and friends.

Clemon will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Mary House of Dowagiac, together they had nine children; Mary Butts of Indianapolis, Indiana, Brenda House of Indianapolis, Indiana, Cynthia Winston of San Antonio, Texas, David House of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Shawn (Amy) House of Indianapolis, Indiana, Demetra House of Indianapolis, Indiana. Clemon House also fathered other children from previous/other unions, Alfonzo (Sonya) House of Indianapolis, Indiana, Stella (Babatunde) Ogunlaja of Jacksonville, Florida, Akgoneste Wilson of Detroit, Michigan, Gregory (Mary) Johnson of Santee, California, Lisa Johnson of University Park, Illinois, Erica Johnson of Richton Park, Illinois.

Clemon is also survived by his blessings of thirty nine grandchildren; fifty three great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; three sisters, Henrietta Stewart of Cassopolis, Michigan, Mary Jackson and Pearlie Williams, both of Elkhart, Indiana; two brothers, Henry House of Elkhart, Indiana, Arlin House of Niles, Michigan; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four children, Clemon House Jr., Lola McKinney, Curtis House, and Loranzo House; one grandson, Zeontay Roshidi; one great grandson, Brandon Hammon Jr.; five brothers, Robert House, Sr., James R. House, Anthony House, Thomas House, and Horace House; four sisters, Sally Greenwood, Ruth McKnight, Naomi Mitchell, and Annie Garner.

Please call Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 269.445.2435, or visit our website, for service details.

Mr. House will be laid to rest in Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 22, 2020.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online:
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Private Condolence

Kimberly Johnson

Posted at 10:00pm
You will be missed Uncle Big!!!! Sending my love to the family. 💕💕

Sharon Griggs

Posted at 06:57am
Mr House and his family have been our good neighbors for many, many years. So sorry to hear of his passing. Our deepest syympathy to his family.

Curley Ballard

Posted at 07:06pm
Sorry to read about the loss of your loved one. You have my sympathy.

Deirdre Browning Posted at 05:20pm

Praying for my Family🙏🏽.. May God give you all Comfort and Strength during this time of bereavement.. I love you all and Continue to Hold on Gods unchanging Hands! We need him and this is the only way we go get through these times .. Stay prayed up family God bless you❤️

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