Clay obit

Mr. Deothron Lamar Clay, Jr., age 66 of Greenwood, and formerly of Orange City, New Jersey, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday September 21, at Jackson Hospital in Marianna.

He retired from the Florida Department of Corrections.

A time of remembrance will be held Saturday, September 24, at 3:00 P.M. at the Rodney D. & M. Sue Pittman Memorial Chapel at 5441 Cooper Street in Graceville under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville.

Deothron ‘Butch’ Lamar Clay, Jr., born on January 6, 1950, to Hiawatha and Deothron Lamar Clay, Sr., in Orange City, New Jersey.

He leaves behind his loving wife Mary of 46 years of marriage; his  kids: Deothron Clay, Jr., Dionne Smith, Deshiba Clay, David Clay (Michelle), Corey Foster; eight grandchildren: Divad Smith, Keon Dre Smith,  Dasia Epps, Demon Epps, Dria Clay,  Korriyah Foster, Coriana Foster and Cordele Foster; two special god brothers: Randy Williams and Clarence Holden (Mildred); one and only first cousin: Maryland Clopton (TC); special friends: Craig Holmes, Jimmy Lee and Pat Williams and many, many, close relatives, special friends, and former coworkers.

He joins his brother Eugene Henry Clay whom was called to rest at Bay Medical in Panama City on September 15, 2016, after his surrender to be with the Lord.

Interment will follow at a later date and under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville.