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Charles Jimmie Clay, Sr.

October 12, 1931 May 2, 2023
Charles Jimmie Clay, Sr.
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Charles Jimmie Clay, Sr., passed away on May 2, 2023 at his home. He was the son of the late, Mitchell Clay and Nina Wall Clay. Jimmie served in the U.S. Army as a Private First Class in the Korean War and was a retired Captain of the Virginia Department of Corrections. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 70 years, Jean Phillips Clay, brother, Mondell Clay, sisters, Loretta Dobler, Avis Adams, Rose Kilchenman.

Left to cherish his memory is daughters, Kaye Herman of Littleton, N.C., Debbie Heath of Gaston, N.C., Connie Pittard (Rick) of Cape Coral, FLA., son, Charles Clay (Jennifer) of LaCross, VA., brother, Max Clay, sisters, Judy Vorndran, Emma Dotson, grandchildren, A.J. Harrell, April Epling (Kenny), Chad Wright (Amy), Joey Herman (Kim), Jason Wright (April), Tim Herman (Dana), Nathan Pittard, Scarlette Edens, along with twelve great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Independence United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

A funeral service will immediately follow starting at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Brad Barbour officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Independence United Methodist Church; 4438 Independence Church Road Emporia VA, 23847. 

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