Jimmy Dean Lemons


Jimmy Dean Lemons of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, at St. Thomas West in Nashville. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Dotsie (Russell) Lemons; father, Edgar Lee Lemons; and a brother, James Lemons.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Vickey Martin; son, Vincent Lemons (Lauren); daughters: Nicole Keel and Megan Scheffler, all of Cleveland; five grandchildren: Cameron Keel, Braxton and Brooklyn Lemons, and David and Kimber Mills; sisters: Judy Adams, Janet Dial, Jackie Duncan, Doris Harris, and Sarah Carter, all of Cleveland; brother, Danny Lemons (Amy) of Athens; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews; as well as, his best friend since childhood, Randy Whaley of Cleveland. 

Per Jimmy’s final wishes to his wife, there will be no funeral services other than a small graveside gathering with immediate family.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association in Jimmy’s name at

Companion Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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