Ray Moore Clower
Ray Moore Clower, 58 of East Fork died November 27, 2011 at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb.
Mr. Clower was born on February 14, 1953 in Clarksdale, MS to H. G. “Jerry” Clower and Homerline Wells Clower.
Mr. Clower retired from Gulfport High School where he was a teacher and football coach for 25 years. He was also a teacher at Baker High School for 5 years. He was a Faithful member of East Fork Baptist Church where he served on several committees, music leader and Sunday school teacher. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend.
He was preceded in death by his father, H.G. “Jerry” Clower; one son Wesley Clower; his paternal grandparents, Elliott and Mabel Moore and maternal grandparents, Homer and Eleanor Wells; two Uncles, William E. “Sonny” Clower and Kenneth Roberts.
Survivors include his wife, Chris Clower of East Fork; his mother, Homerline Wells Clower of East Fork; two daughters, Chantel Hormuth and her husband, Jeff of Tallahassee, FL and Sarah Escala of Biloxi; three sisters, Amy Clower Elmore of Clinton, Sue Clower Hall and her husband, Ken of Clinton and Katy Clower Johnson and her husband, Tommy of Madison; two brothers-in-law, Walter Schneck and his wife, Michelle of Davidsville, PA and Steve Schneck and his wife, Sharon of Johnstown, PA; aunts and uncles, Geraldine Roberts of Brookhaven, Jodie Clower of East Fork and Randolph and Jo Wells of Houston, TX; four grandchildren, Eli Graham of Tallahassee, FL, Tyler Clark of Biloxi, Sirela Escala of Biloxi and Fisher Moore Hormuth of Tallahassee; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday morning at East Fork Baptist Church from 8 until services there at 10 AM. Burial will be in the East Fork Cemetery. Rev. Tom Burris, Rev. Alton Foster and Rev. Talmage Smith will officiate. The services will be under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in McComb.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Hormuth, Ken Hall, Tommy Johnson, Chris Graham, Walter Schneck, Jayree Elmore and Payne Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Clark and Eli Graham.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to East Fork Baptist Church.