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Clayton, Julius Lee

Male 1918 - 2015  (97 years)


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  • Name Clayton, Julius Lee 
    Born 20 Jan 1918  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1322 
    Died 2 Dec 2015  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1310  Caswell County
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 

    Father Clayton, George Lee,   b. 12 Mar 1891, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1956, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Moorefield, Leona,   b. 16 Mar 1895, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1940, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Feb 1914  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 11366 
    Family ID F275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family McDowell, Anne,   b. 10 Feb 1932, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 2009, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Reference Number 600910 
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1918 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 2015 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Newspapers
    Bartlett Yancey High School Basketball Team 1938
    Bartlett Yancey High School Basketball Team 1938

  • Notes 
    • Julius Lee Clayton (1918-2015)

      Julius Lee Clayton (1918-2015)

      Bartlett Yancey High School Class of 1938

      Clayton Lunch 1973

      BYHS Basketball Team 064 c.1938

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      Third Photograph: Yanceyville high school boys basketball team was recently declared Caswell County champions, completing its county schedule without a defeat. Members of the team are (left-to-right):

      Front Row: ____ Howard; Julius Clayton; Kenon Chandler; Pemberton Slade
      Second Row: Herman Moore; Herman Vernon; Bob Fowlkes
      Back Row: Buck Moore; W. D. Fulcher

      Fulcher, William Dow Jr.
      Moore, Graham Woodrow (Buck)
      Fowlkes, Robert Ross
      Vernon, Herman Elwood
      Slade, Pemberton Harrison
      Chandler, Robert Kennon
      Clayton, Julius Lee
      Moore, George Herman
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      Mr. Julius Lee Clayton, 97, of 3724 Shady Grove Road, Providence, N.C. went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 2, 2015, after being in declining health for the past three weeks. Mr. Clayton was born in the Leasburg Community of Caswell County on January 20, 1918, a son to the late George Lee Clayton and Leona Moorefield Clayton. He had lived his entire life in Caswell County where he had retired from the Caswell County School System. Mr. Clayton had taught school and served as Principal for Cobb, Dillard, and Bartlett Yancey Elementary Schools for 34 years. He was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church where he had taught Sunday school and was a choir member. He was a member of the United Methodist Men Group, and a member of the Cobb Ruritan Club. Mr. Clayton served stateside during World War II as a pilot for U.S. Air Force.

      On June 29, 1949 he married Anne McDowell Clayton who died on October 12, 2009. Mr. Clayton is survived by one son, Bruce M. Clayton and wife, Stephanie, of Yanceyville, N.C.; two daughters, Lee Anne C. Johnson and husband, Steve, and Julie C. Underwood and husband, Kenneth, all of Providence, N.C.; and two sisters, Geneva C. Williamson of Yanceyville, N.C., and Helen C. Somers of Reidsville, N.C. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Stuart Clayton and wife, Lesley, Jeremy Johnson, Clayton Johnson and wife, Jordan, and Katie Underwood; and one great-grandchild, Matthew Clayton. He was predeceased by his wife; one brother, Elwood Clayton; and two sisters, Ercell C. Satterfield and Leona C. Cobb.

      The family would like to thank Mr. Clayton's caregivers, Dorothy Galloway, Brenda Winn, Edna Miller, Carol Foster, and Barbara Hovatter James, and a special thank you to Paul and Tillie Underwood and Mary Beth Wright. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3 p.m. from the Shady Grove United Methodist Church by the Reverend James Kim and the Reverend Butch Huffman. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. at the church and at other times they will be at the residence, 3724 Shady Grove Road, Providence, NC 27315. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to the Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 1781 Shady Grove Road, Providence, NC 27315. Wrenn-Yeatts Yanceyville Chapel is respectfully serving the Clayton family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrenn-yeatts.com.
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      North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
      Name: Julius Lee Clayton
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Event Type: Delayed Birth
      Birth Date: 20 Jan 1918
      Birth County: Catawba [Caswell]
      Parent1 Name: George Lee Clayton
      Parent2 Name: Leona Moorefield Clayton
      Roll Number: NCVR_B_C021_68003
      Volume: 1
      Page: 31

      World War II Service Record
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      Parents' Name:
      Date of Embarkation:
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      Medals Earned:
      Date Returned to United States:
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      Rank:
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      Source: Service Record Book of Men and Women of Yanceyville, N.C., and Community, Sponsored by the V.F.W. Post No. 7316 (1947-1949).