Willie Andrew Clayton, Jr.


Willie Andrew Clayton, Jr., 89, of 530 City Lake Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.  Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of the late Willie Andrew and Emily Semora Harris Clayton.  He was also preceded in death by 10 siblings.  Mr. Clayton retired from Snipes Brothers Oil Company and was a member of Theresa Baptist Church.

Mr. Clayton is survived by his wife, Christine C. Clayton; three children, Donnie Clayton and wife Christy, Delores Clayton Stuart and Janet Thornburg and husband Craig; seven grandchildren, Matthew Thornburg, Leanne Thornburg Pulliam and husband Lee, Andrew Clayton and wife Kristin, Kelly Clayton and wife Ashley, Christopher Stuart and wife Erin, Johnathan Stuart and Rockie Stuart; seven great-grandchildren, Cole, Harley Rae, McCoy, Merle, Archer, Brantley and Maverick.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, at Theresa Baptist Church by the Rev. Ben Francis and the Rev. Herbert Brown.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Theresa Baptist Church prior to the service and at other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Craig Thornburg, Lee Pulliam, Andrew Clayton, Kelly Clayton, Christopher Stuart and Johnathan Stuart.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult Sunday School Class No. 2 and the Clayton Corner Crew.

Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27574 or Rockie Stuart College Scholarship Fund, c/o Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27574 or My Life Matters, 80 Danwin Lane., Roxboro, NC 27573.

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.


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