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George Clayton (12-8-12) service 12-15-12

 

George Clayton

George Clayton, 87, of Corinth, Miss., died Saturday, Dec. 8, at his residence.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Dec.15, 2012. Burial at Mt. Hermon Cemetery.

Arrangements by Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka, Miss.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Flora Dora Cromwell Clayton; his son, Mark Thomas Clayton; his sons’ mother, Virginia Ruth Cadwell Clayton; four brothers, Marshall, Kermit, Frank (Violette), and Maynard Clayton (Pat); four sisters, Lora Sims (Joe), Hazel Brewer (Otis), Rachel Alter (Phil), and Lois La Franco (Charlie).

He is survived by his wife, Louise Clayton of Corinth, Miss.; two sons, Kenneth Clayton of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Roger Clayton (Rie) of Nashville; one stepdaughter, Trudy Copeland (John) of Kosciusko, Miss.; one daughter-in-law, Jan Hamilton Clayton of Savannah; two brothers, Wilbur “Rusty” Clayton (Benny) of Upland, Calif., and Arthur Clayton (Eddy) of Smithville, Mo.; one sister, Edith Nathan of Hesperia, Calif.; six grandchildren, Malachi Clayton (Sarah) of Dallas, Texas; Aaron Clayton of Santa Rosa, Calif.; Tinuviel Maese of Maderia Beach, Fla.; Alaina Gray (Jordan) of Savannah; Emily Clayton (Chris Roberson) of Nashville; and Sai Clayton of Nashville; two step-grandchildren, Amy Crabtree and Chris Copeland; one great-grandchild, Paris Maese; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org. An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.

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