Mildred Eloise Money Clayton

Published 9:01 am Monday, September 7, 2020

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Mrs. Mildred Eloise Money Clayton, 97, of Mocksville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at Trellis Supportive Care in Winston-Salem.

She was born on Sept. 19, 1922 in Old Salem to the late George William and Flora Elizabeth Evans Money. She and her husband owned and operated G.W. Clayton Well Drilling in Stanleyville for 35 years. They participated in and judged state and national field trials. They were horsemen who owned, raised and showed Registered Quarter Horses. Mildred loved music and reading, a love she shared with her family. She always had a song in her heart.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Gabe Wilson Clayton Jr.; 2 brothers, Luther and Dalton Money; 3 sisters, Ruth Smith, Alberta Willard, and Edna Black; and her son-in-law, Donald Wayne Houston.

Survivors: her daughter, Gail LaVon Clayton Holston of Mocksville; grandson, Benjamin Patrick Holston and wife Pearl; 2 great-grandchildren, Claymore Patrick and Kimber Grace Holston.

A family service is planned at a later date at the Clayton Family Cemetery in Stanleyville.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; or to First Presbyterian of Mocksville, 261 S. Main St, Mocksville.