Ernest Ernie Clayton

  • BORN: November 10, 1930
  • DIED: April 4, 2018
  • LOCATION: Aplin, Arkansas

Ernest Larimore "Ernie" Clayton, 87, of Camden Point, MO, formerly of Aplin, passed away April 4, 2018. He was born on November 10, 1930 to Ernest and Norma (Montgomery) Clayton in Aplin, Arkansas where he grew up and attended school. He then served his country in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge from the military he worked as an independent contractor for several Navy Bases in the US and around the world. Ernie spent most of his time doing electric work on the planes for the Blue Angels on the Navy Base in Pensacola, Florida. On September 4, 1998 he was united in marriage to Emma Jean Seckel. After their marriage they lived in Camden Point where made their home.
Ernie was preceded in death by his first wife Dotty Clayton; his daughter Nora Polifcheck and three sisters Mary Sue Dooley, Bess Edwards and Maxine Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years Emma Jean Clayton; step-daughters Annette Catlett and Kellie Knorr and husband Richard; five step-grandchildren; his daughters Debbie Grabert, Diane Clayton, Mary Dixon, Regina Clayton and Theresa Valentine; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; sister Joann Taylor; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services for Ernest Larimore "Ernie" Clayton will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Aplin Church of Christ in Aplin, Arkansas with Bro. Chuck Johnson and Bro. Charles Smith officiating. Burial is at Barrancs National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.


Visitation
  • April 21, 2018
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Aplin Church of Christ
  • Aplin, AR
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Funeral Service
  • April 21, 2018
    2:00 PM
  • Aplin Church of Christ
  • Aplin, AR
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