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Charles L. Clayton

Pastor Charles L. Clayton, 82, of Eby Street in East Brewton, peacefully left this earthly dwelling for his permanent home with Jesus on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

He was a native and life-long resident of Brewton. Pastor Clayton was a 1957 graduate of W.S. Neal High School, He was market manager at Piggly Wiggly, co-owner of C & H Grocery and pastor of the Liberty Church and New Life Church for over 30 years. Charles was a talented carpenter to all who knew him and was a mild mannered servant of Christ who walked humbly and obediently with his Lord.

He is survived by a daughter, Becky Booker; a son, Chris (Tina) Clayton; a sister, Opal Emmons; grandchildren, Clayton (Mallory) Booker, Kate Booker, Kelsey (Murray) Hamstreet, Natalie (Dylon) Ehrilch, William Brantley, Chad Baggett, Laurel (Greg) Shipp; great-grandchildren,  Bella Payne, Gabby Payne, Alex Brackin, Ava Shipp, Hayden Shipp.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Lena Singleton Clayton; his wife, Reba Blair Clayton; son, Jeff Clayton; two brothers, Harvey Clayton Jr., and Kenneth Clayton; and one sister, Ray Clayton Brown.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 5, 20201 at 2:00 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Collins officiating. Interment followed in Weaver Cemetery in Brewton.

Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.