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Ocie Clayton

d. January 6, 2015

Ocie Clayton, 93 of Webster Springs, passed away on Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at her residence. She was born March 06, 1921 in Tucker County to William Marion and Clementine Byrd McCullum Blankenship and lived the majority of her life in Webster County, having moved her in the early 1940's from Randolph County. She was a homemaker who enjoyed sitting on the porch in the swing, embroidery, picnics, and especially gardening. She loved cooking and feeding her family and always had a table full of food prepared for anyone who may stop by to visit. She was Christian by faith and attended Union Mission Churches throughout Webster and surrounding Counties. She was known for breaking out in song whenever troubling times came to her family. She knew to trust God for every situation.

Ocie is survived by her daughters Janet (Dan) Wright, Mary (Gary) Wilson, and Debbie (Stanley) Knight; sons Floyd (Bea) Clayton, Stanley (Caroline) Clayton, Ronnie (Ruth) Clayton, and Tommy Clayton, all from Webster Springs, and son Roger (Lou) Clayton from Lodi, Ohio; granddaughters Sherry (James) Hall of Webster Springs, Becky (Jim) Cutlip of Webster Springs, Donna (Dave) Mullen of Delaware, and Gerri (Dave) Burton of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandsons Paul (Judy) Hamrick of Medina, Ohio, Pat Wilson of Sutton, Duane Wilson of Alkol, Stanley (Gwen) Knight Jr. of Upper Glade, Roger (Stella) Knight of Webster Springs,  Brian Clayton of Webster Springs,  immy (Sharon) Clayton of Webster Springs, Ricky (Joyce) Clayton of Webster Springs, Matt (Veronica) Clayton of Elkview, and Timmy Clayton Byrd of Lexington, North Carolina; 39 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband James "Shorty" Clayton; daughter Shelva Jean Clayton; son Marvin Eugene Clayton; sisters Madge Trash, Margaret "Toots" McGurren, Gertrude Tingler, and Ruby Holenchick; brothers Johnny, Charlie, Marvin, and George Blankenship; grandson Jeff Clayton; and granddaughters Lisa McIe, Terri Ashley, and Baby girl Clayton.

Friends may join the family for visitation on Monday, January 12, 2015 from 11:00 to 2:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Ocie's life will be held at 2:00 PM with Rev. Larry Cochran officiating. Interment will follow in Miller Cemetery, Webster Springs.

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