Edward Theodore Clayton Sr.

Published 10:48 am Wednesday, August 30, 2006

By Staff
Mr. Edward Theodore Clayton Sr., 93, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at a local hospital. He was a native of East Brewton and had been a resident of Atmore since the age of 16. He was a member and past Master of Carney Lodge 549 in Atmore, the Scottish Rite, the ABBA Temple Shrine, owner and operator of the Ben Franklin Dime Store in Atmore, attended the Baptist church and was active in a number of civic organizations. He was preceded in death by his wives, Lillian Boone Clayton and Grace Dorriety Clayton.
He is survived by his son, Ted (Charlotte) Clayton Jr. of Magnolia Springs; a daughter, Glenda (Nathan) Lowry of Atmore; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Jeff) Jones, Ted Clayton III, Ashley Clayton, Daniel Clayton, Tracy Lowry and Tiffany Muilenburg; and seven great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Arnold Hendrix Jr. officiating and Petty Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Pallbearers will be Ted Clayton III, Tracy Lowry, Jeff Jones, Blaine Chastang, Randy Dorriety and Alvin E. Owens.

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