Peggy Jean Clayton
May 30, 1932  -  March 27, 2018

Peggy Jean Clayton

Celebration of Life
Revival Center Church
1600 S. Love
Lovington, NM  88260
Saturday, April 7, 2018
11:00 am
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Peggy "Meanie" Clayton passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lovington, NM. She was 85 years old. She was born on May 30, 1932 in Turtletown, TN. Her family moved to Lovington, NM and she married Roy Clayton in 1947, and together they had three sons: Lynn and Sheila Clayton of Midland, TX; Kenny Clayton of Lovington, NM; and Rex and Karen Clayton of Tishamingo, OK.

Peggy dedicated her life to serving others. After raising her three sons, she received her nursing degree and worked at the Good Samaritan Home in Lovington and Hobbs for 30 years. She served as Director of Nursing for a majority of her time there. She also worked as a teacher at the Lovington Christian Academy in Lovington. She will be greatly missed by not only her family but countless numbers of people that she touched with her kindness over the years.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 68 years, Roy Clayton; Her three sons; seven grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; her sister Maylou Vinson and brother Bill and wife Lela Lawson.

A celebration service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00 am at Revival Center Church in Lovington, NM.


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  1. Rick and Diana Little and family
    Dayton, OH

    Aunt Peggy was one of the most loving individuals who will be missed by all. Our love and prayers .

  2. Rick and Diana Little and family
    Dayton, OH

    We will miss one of the most loving individuals I have ever known. I am so fortunate to have had as an aunt. All our love and prayers

  3. Debbie Clayton Dunn
    Midland, TX

    Aunt Peggy was a very special lady. Her and Uncle Roy were a very loving and compassionate couple, the kind of people that made you feel loved and safe. I remember staying with Aunt Peggy, uncle Roy , Lynn, Kenny and Rex when I was a little girl and they all were welcoming, loving and made me feel special. They were a very bright spot in my childhood. All I have are happy and special memories of my time spent with them.

    Aunt Peggy was honest, loving and very caring, she will be missed. I will remember and cherish the last visit I had with her. We will see each other again someday and no doubt she will be the same loving and caring spirit as she was in her earthly body. I love you Aunt Peggy.

    Roy, Lynn, Kenny and Rex you were all very blessed to have had her as part of your family for so long. I love you all.

  4. Megan
    , NM

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

  5. Patricia Lawson Singletary
    Alamo, TX

    The sweetest and most kind sister-in-law. Will truly be missed but she is no longer suffering. You were always a blessing to me, Natalie and Dennis. Thank you Aunt Peggy for all you did.

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