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Alene Lemons
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Alene G. Lemons, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 2 in Modesto.

She was born in Gainesville, Texas. She moved to Oakdale as a young teenager and lived in Stockton from 1956-2007 before moving back to Modesto two years ago to live near her daughter.

Mrs. Lemons enjoyed sewing, cooking and camping, and was a long-time member of the Free Methodist Church in Stockton.

She is survived by her daughters, Ernestine Vernon and Lina Britton; sisters, Dovie Maurer, Jeanie Goldsmith, and Mary Graves; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest ‘Barney’ Lemons; son, Garland Wayne Lemons; four brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Dec. 6 at the Evergreen Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi.

Remembrances may be made to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.

Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, Lodi, in charge of arrangements.

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader