2017-11-04 / Obituaries

Alene Davis Pulliam-Clayton

MILTON — Alene Davis Pulliam-Clayton, age 89, of 1431 Barker Road, Milton, died Tuesday night, Oct. 31, 2017 at her home.
Mrs. Pulliam-Clayton was born March 4, 1928 in Alamance County, daughter of the late Lester Hassell and Cornelia Cozart Davis and was the wife of the late Harold Stuart Pulliam Sr. and the late Bill Clayton.  
She was a homemaker and retired after 28 years as hostess of Clarksville Station Steak House and was a lifelong member of Ephesus Baptist Church.
She enjoyed time with her church and family, loved listening to music, tending to her flowers and taking care of her beloved dogs.
Surviving are a daughter, Angela Pulliam Thompson and husband, Sidney of Milton; son Harold Stuart Pulliam Jr. and wife, Debra of Semora; five grandchildren, Rodney Thompson and wife, Janda of Semora, Julie Thompson of Roxboro, Hal Pulliam and wife, Cathy of Sutherlin, Virginia, Lee Pulliam and wife LeAnne of Alton, Virginia, and Ashley Pulliam King and husband, Jason of Cedar Grove; and five great grandchildren, Ridge Walker, Katherine Thompson, Hallie Pulliam, Jake Pulliam and Brantley Ann Pulliam.
In addition to her parents and husbands, Mrs. Pulliam-Clayton is preceded in death by five sisters, Florence Wilkins, Merritt Wilkins, Frances Munday, Delma Sue Compton, and Daphne Gravley and a brother, Lester Hassell Davis Jr.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Ephesus Baptist Church with the Rev. David Bunche officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.  
Pallbearers were Jason King, Hal Pulliam, Lee Pulliam, Rodney Thompson, Ridge Walker and Wayne Wilkerson Jr.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Community Home Care & Hospice and to Donna Duke for the loving care given to Mrs. Pulliam-Clayton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ephesus Baptist Church General Fund, 1894 Ephesus Church Road, Semora, NC 27343.      
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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