Clayborne Winters
1949 - 2019
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Clayborne Winters age 69 of Gary, IN passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Clay was born on November 16, 1949 to Harold "Booster" and Ludora Winters in Tralake, MS. He was a graduate Tolleston High School in 1968 and Indiana University in 1973, with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Mildred Eggerson and Victoria Collins. Clay leaves to cherish his loving memories to his wife of 47 years, Brenda Winters, children Justin Winters, Jennifer Winters-Jennings (Calvin), two wonderful grandchildren, Harper and Harrison. Sisters: Bertha Williams (Jessie) and Gladys McInnis along with loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral will be held Monday, November 4, 2019 at 11am at Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2323 W. 11th Ave, Gary, IN. Visitation will be from 9am – 10:45am. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Officiating Pastor: Dr. Eric Boone.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 3, 2019.
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January 10, 2020
I would like to extend our condolences to Clay's family. We were his longtime customers from back in the days when Clay worked for Allstate inside the Sears store in Southlake Mall. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless You!!
The Pogue family
Clementine Pogue
November 8, 2019
Brenda & family sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Cassandra Myers
November 5, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Clays passing . I will keep you and your family in my prays.
Veronica M. Rollins - Booker
November 4, 2019
My condolences and deepest sympaty to Clay's family. He was one of the greatest bosses a person could ever ask for. So many great memories I have of him. He will be deeply missed.
Lisa Perrine
November 4, 2019
Gwendolyn West
November 4, 2019
My sincere condolences to Brenda and the entire Winters family. Clay was a really good person. I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers. May God's comfort and strength keep you during this time of bereavement. God bless
Pastor Melvin L Drake
November 4, 2019
I didn't know Clay well but used to see him walking his little dog when I was out on my walks. He was a very friendly person and always enjoyed having his "fierce" doggy admired.
I will miss seeing him on my walks.
Mona Stern
November 4, 2019
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.Psalms 56:3 KJV. May the Lord God Always Bless, Strengthen and Keep You and Your Family, In the name of Jesus.
Jeffrey Barham
November 4, 2019
My deepest condolences to Sister Bertha Williams and family
Hampton Carell
November 3, 2019

We will cherish the memories of a long friendship. Clay will be dearly missed by many.

Cary & Linda Torbert
November 3, 2019
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Alania Cobb
November 3, 2019
Barbara Williams
November 3, 2019
I was sorry to hear of the passing of Clayborne. He attended Froebel for awhile I remember him to be a very nice person with a beautiful personality. I pray God grants his family and friends peace at this difficult time hour. I will remember his smile
Myrtle Mateen
November 3, 2019
My condolences to the Winters family.I remember Clay from school as a kind,smart and friendly person.
Brenda Cannon
November 2, 2019
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Stephanie Whitlock
November 1, 2019
To our God Daughter Bertha and family. We share you alls sorrow in the passing of your dearly beloved Clay. His memories will forever linger in our hearts as well as your's Bertha. He suffer no more. We know not the hour or the day when our Father will be calling us. Find comfort in knowing that Clay is now at rest. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Bearth,Our Prayers love and thoughts are with you and the family. R.I.H. Clay.
Dea: Leroy & Barbara Shaw
November 1, 2019
Praying for the winter family.God will see you through
Douglas&Towanda Havens
November 1, 2019
Brenda, I am very saddened to learn of the passing of Clay! You have my most heartfelt condolences. I'm praying for strength, comfort, understanding and peace in the hearts of you and your family in Jesus Name! I love you.
Rita Brown-Strickland
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