Riley Clayton

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Riley Clayton

  • Birth 29 Aug 1895 Marionville, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 20 Jul 1944 Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 23131997

Stroud Democrat 28 July 1944 Obituary

Riley Clayton was born August 29, 1895, at Marionville, MO. He moved to Lincoln county in 1898. On January 6, 1918, he was married to Hattie Newman and to this union three children were born, one having died at birth. One son, Dean, in the U. S. Coast Guard, and a daughter, Pauline, Oklahoma City, survive him. He was proceeded in death by Hattie (Newman) Clayton and was later married to Elizabeth Preston who survives him. He has been in ill health since 1935.
Mr. Clayton's father, mother, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. He is survived by three brothers, Charlie, Monroe, and Mark, all of California, and five sisters: Mrs. S. C. Murphy, Arkansas City: Mrs. P. I. Ward, Bristow; Mrs. Elvus Peyton, Cushing, Mrs. H. O. Shuff and Julia Clayton of Stroud.
He was a member of the Mason and Woodman Lodge and American Legion.
The Masonic ritual was used at the graveside, following services at the Christian church, with R. M. Argabright, Davenport, reciting the burial formula. Services were closed by B. E. Newton, who also conducted the church services.
He was a kind and loving father and husband. He will be missed by a host of friends and relatives.
(From Sharyl, Genealogy Lover)


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  • Created by: OkieBran
  • Added: 27 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23131997
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Riley Clayton (29 Aug 1895–20 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23131997, citing Stroud Cemetery, Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by OkieBran (contributor 46530611) .