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Martha (Gilbert) Claywell

January 30, 2024

Martha Claywell Obituary

     Mrs. Martha (Gilbert) Claywell, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 72 years, 1 day and 11 months. She was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on Wednesday, December 19, 1951, the daughter of Lefus Raybon “Cat” and Lillie Mae (Ooten) Gilbert. She was a Christian, attended Claywell U.P.C., and she wasa seamstress for Sutton Shirt Corporation. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Clayton “Tubb” Claywell, siblings, Devona “Boney” Gilbert, Grifton “Gis” Gilbert, Alta Brown, Rebecca (Gilbert) Cook, granddaughter, Hollie (Claywell) Guffey, brothers-in-law, Eugene Brown and Jake Smith.

She is survived by her son, David “Slick” Claywell and special friend Elissa Appleby both of Burkesville, Kentucky, siblings, Jessie (& Nancy) Gilbert of Pall Mall, Tennessee, Campbell Gilbert of Burkesville, Kentucky, Louise Smith of Alpha, Kentucky, Darlin (& Ricky) Dyer of Burkesville, Kentucky, Linda Perdue of Sparta, Tennessee, Arlene “Bell” Smith of Burkesville, Kentucky, grandchild, Brianna Claywell.  

A private funeral service was conducted on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. C.S. T. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial was at the Gilbert Family Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Pallbearers were David Mann, Jeromey Hull, Steve Czapla, Micheal Arms, Cody Adams, Cody Adams. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all funeral arrangements.

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