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Obituary
Elma Elizabeth Carver Clayton
July 25, 1925 - April 03, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Visitation
Thursday April 05, 2018, 6:30-8 PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
 
Service
Friday April 06, 2018, 11 AM
Church Service
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Elma Elizabeth Carver Clayton, 92, formerly of 692 Jasper Clayton Road, Roxboro, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home lovingly surrounded by her family. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Robie Flem Carver and Lessie Clayton Carver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Talmadge Clayton; one brother, Robert Carver; and one sister, Cornell C. Clayton.

Mrs. Clayton was a member of Theresa Baptist Church where she was very active in the church as a Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School volunteer, a member of the WMU, and the Golden Girls Sunday School Class. She enjoyed volunteering for Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Clayton loved traveling, and her garden of flowers and vegetables. She was also an avid quilter.

Surviving are her children: Carroll Clayton (Patti), Coleen C. Briggs (Franklin), Janet C. Bowes (Ronnie), Sheila Clayton (Jeff Norman), all of Roxboro; two brothers, Samuel M. Carver and Flemmie Richard Carver (Nola), both of Roxboro; one sister, Lorene C. Eggleston of Roxboro; seven grandchildren: Hank Briggs, Kendall Briggs (Carrie), Tabatha Horner (Brian), Rodney Bowes (Amber), Kristen Horner (Brad), Beth Cates (Chris), and Brandon Clayton (Leah); fourteen great-grandchildren: Parker Martin, Avary Briggs, Lucas Clayton, Cy Horner, Grier Briggs, Andelyn Briggs, Tabian Horner, Emma Bowes, Drake Horner, Cooper Cates, Bentley Horner, Anniston Clayton, Caroline Clayton, and Jack Cates.

Visitation will be held from 6:30- 8 PM Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Theresa Baptist Church and other times at Clayton Hollow Barn (140 Clayton Hollow Road, Roxboro, NC 27574).

Funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Theresa Baptist Church with the Dr. Larry Beaver and the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons: Hank Briggs, Kendall Briggs, Rodney Bowes, Brandon Clayton, Brian Horner, Brad Horner, and Chris Cates.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.