2018-04-25 / Obituaries

Mary Oliver Tingen Clayton

Mary Oliver Tingen Clayton age 89, of 247 Windsor Drive, died Friday night, April 20, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Clayton was born June 25, 1928 in Person County, daughter of the late Thomas & Annie Lee Oliver and was wife of 39 years to the late Ira Cleveland ā€œI.C.ā€ Tingen and 12 years to the late Wilbert Clayton.  She was retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. and was a member of Bethel Hill Baptist Church.

Mary enjoyed talking to her family and friends on the phone and having coffee and lunch at the drug store.         

Surviving are a daughter, Wanda T. Braswell & husband, Freddie of Cape Carteret; son, David T. Tingen & wife Cheryl; seven grandchildren and a great grandchild. 

In addition to her parents and husbands, Mrs. Clayton is preceded in death by two sons, Jimmy Tingen, Randy Tingen, a sister, and four brothers. 

Funeral services were conducted at 11  a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at Bethel Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Robbie Dunn officiating.   Interment followed in the church cemetery.         

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Hill Baptist Church, 201 Old US 501 Hwy., Roxboro, NC 27574.

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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