Retired Farmer, W E Clayton, 83, Dies Today
W E Clayton, 83, retired Madisonville route 4 farmer, died in his home at 8 am. today.
Mr Clayton, a member of the Primitive Baptist church, was born in Hopkins county October 19, 1872.
Surviving are the wife, Mrs Nillie Clayton; two daughters, Mrs Woodrow Clayton, Madisonville route 4, and Mrs H J McGary, Lam's Court, Madisonville; seven sons, A B Clayton, Georgetown; Pratt Clayton, Manitou route 1; Jesse Clayton, Millersville, Mo; Cecil D Clayton, Henderson; Raymond H Clayton, Arlington, Va; Lonnie Clayton, South Seminary, Madisonville, and Marvin Clayton, Ft Wayne, Ind; a brother, John R Clayton, Madisonville route 2; a sister, Mrs Henry Rickard, Madisonville route 3; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Wednesday in Olive Branch church, with Elder J D Shain and the Rev. L B Wice officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch cemetery.
The body will be at Harris Funeral Home, North Main street, until time for the last rites.
Matties note: May 7, 1956.
Olive Branch Cemetery, Hopkins Co., Ky.
Willie E Clayton, Oct 19, 1872-May 7, 1956
Nillie M, Dec. 4, 1877-Nov. 11, 1958