Doris Nell Gonce Clayton, age 88, died Monday, July 6, 2015 in Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Born August 8, 1926 in Coffee County, TN, she was a daughter of the late William Riddle and Nell Boles Gonce. Doris was a member of Carter’s Chapel Baptist Church. She volunteered at many churches throughout her life and was also a volunteer with Contact and the Red Cross Gray Ladies.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015 in Blackmon’s Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Parrish Funeral Home.
Surviving are her husband of 66 years Gene Clayton of Pine Level; sons, Clinton E. Clayton, Jr. and wife Susan of Greenville, NC, and Paul Clayton of Portland, OR; daughters, Cindy Huntsberry of Smithfield, NC, and Sue Clayton of Atlanta, GA; sister, Billie Ann Daniel of Orlando, FL; grandsons, Will Huntsberry of Washington, DC, and Thomas McNeill of Smithfield, NC; three nephews; and one niece.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to Baptist Children's Homes of NC, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27360.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.