Edna Earle Thompson Clay

Edna Earle Thompson Clay, 95, of Enfield, NC, and of Roanoke Rapids for the past 15 years, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Edna was born on August 7, 1919 to John Lewis Thompson and Sally Elizabeth Farmer Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Halley Clay; her son, Joseph Clay and her daughter, Louise Clay Henry.

Edna was a long time member of Antioch Baptist Church and served her church in many capacities during her time there.

She is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Joyner of Nashville, Nancy Davis and her husband, Donald of Roanoke Rapids; her sons, Donald Clay of Enfield, Thomas Clay and his wife, Rita of Roanoke Rapids, and Sidney Clay of Enfield; her brother, Ronald Allen Thompson and his wife, Bruce of Tarboro; her daughter in law, Alice Clay of Mount Holly; her grandchildren, Pam Adams and her husband, O.A. of New Bern, Eddie Brown and his wife, Susan of Conetoe, Bonnie Greene and her husband, Dennis of Nashville, Brandt Clay and his wife, Lori of Enfield, Carol Dildy of Rocky Mount, Donna Dixon and her husband, Jimmy of Enfield, Michael Brown and his wife, Deana of Rocky Mount, H.P. Williams of New Bern, Keith Williams of New Bern, Michelle Lanier and her husband, Steve of Mount Holly, Rodney Clay and his wife, Kendra of Durham, Glen Jenkins and his wife, Vicki of Williamston, George Clay and his wife, Brittney of Enfield, Marcus Davis and his wife, Brandy of Roanoke Rapids, Donald Wayne Davis and his wife, Bonnie of Tarboro;14 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church, 4070 Heathsville Road, Enfield, NC with Rev. Susan Joyce officiating.

Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Enfield, NC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids and other times at the home of her daughter, Nancy Davis at 144 Westside Drive, Roanoke Rapids.

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