H. Bernice Clayton departed this life on Thursday, January 6th, 2005, at the age of 82, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, MO. Mrs. Clayton was the daughter of John Looney Owen and Rosa Belle Allen Owen.
Mrs. Clayton was born August 10, 1922 in Hoxie, Arkansas. She married Talmadge Clayton on March 29,1938 in Blytheville, Arkansas. Mr. Clayton preceeded her in death on September11, 1991.
She is survived by two daughters; Gayle Jarrell and husband Jim of Dexter, Mo, and Carolyn Leonard, also of Dexter, Mo, two sons; Curtis Clayton and wife Sharon of Mission Viejo, CA, and Randy Clayton of Dexter, Mo.
She was a housewife and of the Church of Christ faith.