Clinton Fleming and
Lessie Mae Johnson
Clinton Fleming b 4 May 1926 Shea's Fork, McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 13 Sept 2004; buried Johnson Cemetery, Jackhorn, KY; s/o John Jefferson "Bloomer John" Fleming and Bessie Ellen Stewart. Clinton Fleming m. 24 Dec 1943 to Lessie Mae Johnson b 7 Jul 1927 Cook Branch, Hartley KY d 9 Sept 2014; buried Silas Johnson Cemetery, Jackhorn, KY; d/o Kennis Johnson and Caldonia Johnson. Children of Clinton Fleming and Lessie Mae Johnson;
1. Rabon "Keith" Fleming b 21 Sept 1944 d 5 Sept 2002; m. 18 Mar 1963 to (1) Helena Potter b 22 Mar 1945; d/o
Conley Potter and Cora Nelson. Rabon "Keith" Fleming m. 2 Mar 1977 to (2) Imogene Lucille Boggs Tolliver b 8 Feb 1954. Helena Potter m. 23 Jun 1979 Clintwood VA to Michael D Shortt b 12 Jul 1953 Jenkins, KY; s/o Herbert
Ray Shortt and Rudell Tucker.
2. Teddy Ross Fleming b 13 Oct 1947; m. 14 Jun 1967 to Judy Fern Franklin b 3 Sept 1948; d/o Denver Franklin and Mabel Gertrude Williams. Children of Teddy Ross Fleming and Judy Fern Franklin;
i. Teddy Neil Fleming b 24 Jun 1968; m. 27 Oct 1990 to Lisa Michelle Bentley b 4 Jan 1971.
ii. Marty Wayne Fleming b 2 Feb 1974.
3. Kathy Gail Fleming b 19 Dec 1949; m. 24 Oct 1964 to Leslie McFall Jr b 23 Feb 1946; s/o Leslie McFall and Lona Hammonds. Children of Leslie McFall Jr and Kathy Gail Fleming;
i. Tina Lee McFall b 6 Jul 1965; m. 9 Jan 1982 to Martin Hall b 5 Apr 1962.
ii. Kimberly McFall b 26 May 1967; m. 2 Jan 1988 to Kenny Ballou b 7 May 1965.
4. James "Chris" Fleming b 7 Aug 1955; m. 21 Jun 1975 to Palma Lynn "Pam" Johnson b 17 Sept 1956; d/o Morgan Luther "Jack" Johnson and Phyllis Ann Boyd. Children of James "Chris" Fleming and Palma Lynn "Pam" Johnson;
i. Phillip Ryan Fleming b 12 Jan 1978
ii. Amber Leah Fleming b 16 Jun 1981
Obituary: Clinton Fleming
4 May 1926 - 13 Sept 2004
Clinton Fleming, age 78, of Jackhorn, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, September 13, 2004. He was born on May 4, 1926, at Pike County, Kentucky, and lived most of his life in Letcher County, Kentucky. He was strong and overcame many health problems, but the complications following open-heart surgery were too much for him to overcome. Clinton was a Christian, being a member of the McRoberts Church of Christ for many years. He was a retired coal miner, having worked in the mines for over forty years. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and recently received his sixty year membership pin. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, and just sitting on the porch.
On December 24, 2004, he and his wife Lessie. celebrated their sixty year wedding anniversary.
He was a son of the late John Jefferson & Bessie Ellen (Stewart) Fleming, and was also preceded in death by a son, Keith Fleming; and also by several brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Lessie (Johnson) Fleming, Jackhorn, Kentucky, two sons and daughters-in-law, Teddy & Judy Fleming, McRoberts, Kentucky, and Chris & Pam Fleming, Jackhorn, Kentucky; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy & Leslie McFall, Neon, Kentucky; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren- one greatgreat -grandchild; three sisters, Glassie, Mabel, and Della; two brothers, Gene and Wid; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Clinton Fleming was held at 12 Noon on Thursday, September 16th, 2006 at the McRoberts Church of Christ. Officiating minister was Shirley Mullins. Interment in the Johnson Cemetery, Jackhorn, Letcher Co., KY. Pallbearers were family members and friends. Funeral arrangements cared for by Carty Funeral Home, Fleming-Neon, KY.
Obituary: Lessie Johnson Fleming
7 Jul 1927 - 9 Sept 2014
Lessie Johnson Fleming, age 87, of Jackhorn, Kentucky, passed away at her residence on September 9, 2014. She was born on July 7, 1927 on Cook Branch, at Hartley, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Kennis and Caldonia Johnson. She had been in failing health for several months and on Tuesday, she departed this life very peacefully.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Fleming; her oldest son, Keith Fleming; three brothers, Lonnie, Connie and Roscoe; and one sister, Evon.
She is survived by three children, Teddy (Judy) Fleming, of McRoberts, Kentucky, Kathy (Leslie, Jr.) McFall, of Neon, Kentucky, and Chris (Pam) Fleming, of Jackhorn, Kentucky; one sister, Lois Fleming, of Corbin, Kentucky; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two pets that were very close to her heart, a dog, Tipper and a cat, Baby.
Lessie was baptized in April of 1944 and was a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed the worship services of the church and spent many hours encouraging others to a greater faithfulness to God.
On December 24, 1943, Lessie and Clinton were married at the courthouse at Whitesburg. They were blessed to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on December 24, 2003.
She spent her life caring and cooking for her family. Every year she worked hard to put food up for the winter. She would work tirelessly breaking beans to dry and put in the freezer. Every fall it was a family event to make apple butter and mixed pickles.
She leaves behind many family members and friends that will miss her love and guidance greatly.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 10, 2014 after 6:00 PM at Carty Funeral Homes Neon Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Thursday September 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with E.R. Hall officiating. Interment will follow at the Silas Johnson Cemetery, Jackhorn, Kentucky.