Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Obituaries: Goldie Clayton


Goldie Clayton
Newark, formerly of Byesville
Goldie Clayton, 96, of Newark, and formerly of Byesville, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Arlington Care Center in Newark, Ohio.
She was born January 20, 1917 in Byesville, Ohio to the late Charles and Mary (Craft) Watson. She is also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Harold "Peanut" Clayton; her son, James Clayton of Snow Flake, AZ; two sisters, Alpha Davis of Byesville and Mildred Bittle of Cambridge; and one brother, Otis Watson of Byesville.
Goldie and her husband moved to Kentucky in 1960 to open a pottery shop, a business they operated til they retired. Soon after her husband's death in 1996, she moved to Heath, Ohio to be close to her sons and their families. She attended Southgate Church of Christ in Heath and had a strong faith in God.
She will be greatly missed by her two sons, Ralph(Janis) Clayton of Pataskala and Harold(Patricia) Clayton of Reynoldsburg; her brother, Thurman(Wilma) Watson of Cambridge; eleven grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Black-Epperson Funeral Home in Byesville, with funeral services to be held at 1:00 pm following the calling hours. Pastor Mark Pierce will officiate the service.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Byesville.
Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.black-eppersonfuneralhomes.com

Thursday from 11-1 at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will follow at 1:00p.m. with Pastor Mark Pierce officiating.
Greenwood Cemetery
Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville

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