2018-07-14 / Obituaries

Garland "Shorty" Wrenn Clayton

Garland "Shorty" Wrenn Clayton, 80, of 1219 Ca-Vel Chub Lake Road, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Jessie Sims Clayton and Mattie Wrenn Clayton. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his three brothers, Linwood Clayton, Jessie Junior Clayton, and Howard Clayton. Mr. Clayton retired from Sprint. He was a member of Theresa Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jo Ashley Clayton of the home; two daughters: Pamela C. Hawkins (Bill) of Roxboro and JoLanda Clayton of Rougemont; three sisters: Christine Clayton, Stella Humphries, and Carolyn Fox, all of Roxboro; four grandchildren: Ashley Carver, Cory Dillehay, Joey McMullin, and Jackson McMullin; three great-grandchildren: J.D. Carver, William Carver, and Damon Dillehay.

Funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Theresa Baptist Church with the Dr. Larry Beaver and Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Clayton, Keith Fox, David Clayton, Craig Compton, Travis Compton, Douglas Ashley, Bill Ashley, and Charles Ashley. Honorary pallbearers will be John Lawrence Blanks, Kent Watson, Charles Watson, and Edison Sanford.

Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church Youth Missions, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.

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