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.
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Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.