Effie Arlene Clayton
November 15, 2021
Effie Arlene Clayton, age 81 of Rocky Mount, died on Monday, November 15, 2021.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Clayton Sr.; son, Tommy "Ray" Clayton Jr.; and parents, William "Bill" and Dana Penland. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Surviving are her daughter, Bobbie Jo C. Williams (Monty); grandchildren, Jamie Williams, Tommy Williams (Brandy), Brittany Arlene Williams; and great-grandchildren, Blake, Hunter and Emily Raines, Anthony Mills, Bella Jo Williams, Tommy Williams Jr.
Mrs. Clayton graduated McComas High School in West Virginia. She was a member of Franklin Heights Church and Past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Hillcrest Chapter #159. She loved to garden, work puzzles and tend to her flowers.
A private family memorial service is being planned at a later date.
Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Published by Roanoke Times on Nov. 17, 2021.