|Vivian Sheppard Maynard Clopton|
|Birth: ||May 15, 1914|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1999|
Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - Saturday, July 17, 1999
Vivian Sheppard "Shep" Maynard Clopton, a native of York County, died at Williamsburg Community Hospital, July 16, 1999, at the age of 85.
Shep's childhood was at the home place "Ripon Hall," now known as the Camp Peary Grounds. She was a graduate of Mathew Whaley High School and attended the College of William and Mary.
In 1937, Shep married her husband, Thomas Spencer Clopton, and made their home in Gloucester on the York River. In 1940, they opened the Clopton Store and retired from the business following a fire in 1974.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Spencer Clopton and her brother, Edward Walker Maynard III.
Survivors include two daughters, Catherine C. Simpson; and Vivian Spencer Yerby; three sisters, Evelyn M. Harris, Bernice Maynard and Catherine M. Pierce, all of Williamsburg; one brother, James T. Maynard of Georgetown, S.C.; two grandchildren, Laura Haywood Fleming and Steven Michael Simpson; and four great-grandchildren, David Lee Setty, Adam Randolph Setty, Stephany J. Rose Setty and Spencer Michael Simpson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Interment will follow in Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Abingdon Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 82, White Marsh 23183; or James City County E.M.S., 5077 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg 23185.
Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home.
Copyright (c) 1999, Daily Press Inc. All rights reserved.
Edward Walker Maynard (1889 - 1974)
Cassie Cooke Sheppard Maynard (1887 - 1952)
Thomas Spencer Clopton (1909 - 1986)*
Evelyn M Harris (1911 - 2003)*
Bernice Adeline Maynard (1913 - 2004)*
Vivian Sheppard Maynard Clopton (1914 - 1999)
Edward W Maynard (1916 - 1967)*
Catherine Maynard Pierce (1918 - 2007)*
James Thomas Maynard (1920 - 2009)*
Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery
Created by: WilliamsburgGal
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
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