Clayton, James Larry

Thursday, January 3, 2013
James Clayton
James Clayton

James Larry Clayton, 66, of Georgetown, died Wednesday evening, January 2, 2013 at 10:50 p.m.

Formerly of Lupton City, he currently resided in Georgetown. He was retired from Dixie Yarns/ R.L. Stowe textile mill at the Lupton City plant. 

He was preceded in death by his father, James H. Clayton, stepmother, Mildred Clayton, mother, Margaret Cronin Henry, stepfather, James Henry, brother, J. B. Clayton, and a stepsister, Marceline Cash.  

Survivors include his wife, Janice C. Rothwell Clayton; daughters, Cynthia Clayton (Scott) Jones and Kari Clayton (Alex) Boyce; sister, Freda Thompson and a brother, Charles H. (Connie) Clayton; grandsons, Corporal Jeremy Travis Martin, (currently serving with the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan), Levi Scott Jones and David Carl “Trey” Bennett III; several nieces and nephews, including immediate, Jamie Drury, Janice Whaley, Annette Moore and Jerry Thompson.

The family will receive friends at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 4, from 4-6 p.m., and Saturday, from 2-8 p.m..

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, in the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Johnny Hood officiating. Interment will follow in the Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 

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