She was born May 23, 1926, at Apple Creek, Mo., to Louis and Dorothy Buchheit Hennemann. She and Oscar B. "Doc" Clements were married June 10, 1950, at Apple Creek. He preceded her in death April 23, 2002.
Cornelia had worked at International Shoe Co. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, VFW Auxiliary and AMVETS Auxiliary.
Survivors include a daughter, Patsy (Michael) Brewer of Perryville; three grandchildren, Nikki (Wayne) Schremp, Angie Mezo and Andy (Holly) Brewer, all of Perryville; six great-grandchildren, Trevor, Kailey and Landon Brewer, Evan Mezo, and Wyatt and Cale Schremp; two sisters, Bernice Clements and Zita Winkler of Perryville; and a brother, Irwin Hennemann of Perryville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sisters and a brother.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Saturday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
The family requests memorials to the Diabetes Association or charity of choice.