Cover photo for Sammie Clemons's Obituary
Sammie Clemons Profile Photo
1928 Sammie 2022

Sammie Clemons

June 27, 1928 — March 18, 2022

Former resident of Stilwell

Sammie Jo Starr Clemons passed away Friday, March 18, 2022 at the age of 93 at her home in Oklahoma City.  She was born June 27,1928 in Stilwell, OK. to Samuel Jesse and Nellie Whitmire Starr.  She graduated from Stilwell High School in 1946. She attended Northeastern State College in Tahlequah, OK, receiving a bachelor of science in Education in 1953.  Sammie Jo loved teaching elementary school.  She taught school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and then in Anchorage, Alaska, until her retirement in 1989.  She moved back to Oklahoma in 1990 to be near family.

She was active in her church including playing piano for services until her health declined.  She supported many causes from animals to political, and most of all to her Christian faith.

She loved her Pekingese dogs that she had close by throughout her life and they were the center of her attention.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel J. and Nellie Whitmire Starr; her siblings Jewel Reid, Colbert Starr, Wynona Nelson, Billy Starr, Betty Jeanne Crittendon; and former spouse Felix Clemons. She is survived by countless nieces and nephews who loved her as “JoJo”.

She will be buried at the Stilwell City Cemetery by Roberts Reed Culver Funeral Home.  A celebration of her life is planned in Oklahoma City in the near future.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sammie Clemons, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 9:00 am

Stilwell City Cemetery

, OK 74960

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree