Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Effie Marie Clayton


04/05/1938 - 01/13/2019


Effie "Cricket" Marie Stiles Clayton, age 80 of Murphy, NC passed away January 13, 2019 in Murphy Rehab and Nursing. She was a native of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Rev. Noah and Tempa  Stiles. 

In addition to her parents, Harold Clayton; son, Bobby Clayton and daughter, Charlene Henderson.

She is survived by four grandchildren, Danny and Barry Clayton, Dwayne and Jessica Henderson and their families; one daughter-in-law, Sandy Ashe; a very special nephew, Jason Mann; brother, Walter Stiles; four sisters, Stella Mann, Jeanette Ray, Geraldine Wray and Rosa Mae Green and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Burial will be in Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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