Melissa J. (Price) Clemons, 46, of Pottstown, wife of Mareles A. Clemons, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 after an extensive fight with brain cancer.
Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Mary Jane (Price) Ross.
Surviving with her husband are “her girls” (daughters), Taylor L. Clemons and Ashley A. Clemons, companion of Nathan S. Govan; her twin sister Melanie J. (Price) Clemons, wife of Tranies Clemons Jr., sisters Robin E. (Price) Martin, Jo A. Price, Felicia L. Price, and Wendy E. Price; brothers Tracy A. Price, husband of Terri, Jonathan A. Jones, husband of Jaime, and Leslie A. Price; grandson Nathan S. Govan II and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister Lynn A. Price.
Melissa was a member of Bethel AME Church in Pottstown. She was a fun-loving person with a passion for music, especially Stevie Wonder, singing and dancing. A member of both the Elks Lodge and American Legion in Pottstown, Melissa was a social butterfly who liked to laugh and live life to the fullest; her zeal and enthusiasm were contagious. SHE WILL ALWAYS AND FOREVER BE LOVED AND GREATLY MISSED!
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2009, at 10:00am at Bethel AME Church, 401 Beech Street, Pottstown with Rev. Dr. Vernon Ross, Jr. officiating. Burial will be private.
Flowers may be sent to Bethel AME Church in Pottstown. Donations may be made in Melissa’s name to her husband Mareles Clemons, 970 Valley Lane, Pottstown, PA 19464.