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William David Clayton

July 3, 1942 — May 10, 2019

William David Clayton, 76, of Benton, TN, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Zion Baptist Church.  He lived a life of service to others. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Clayton; mother, Anzlee Qualls Rogers; father, Johnny Clayton; step-father, Lee Dunn; brother, Harold Clayton; sister-in-law, Beulah Clayton

Survivors include his granddaughter, Ashleigh Parisien; great grandchild, Luna Parisien; stepdaughter, Kim Smith; brother, Junior Clayton; sisters, Faye Hooker, Mary Green, Myrtle Lawson (Charles), Carolyn Waters (Dennis); mother-in-law, Irene Brown; sisters-in-law, Terri Bates, Mary Helen Clayton; brothers-in-law, Jackie Bates, Darrell Bates (Kathy), Jody Baxter.  Several nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.

A graveside service and interment will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Benton, TN with Reverend Mike Hazlewood officiating.    

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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton, TN. 




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Graveside Service

Monday, May 13, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

953 Parksville Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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