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Huberta Underwood Clayton

Huberta Underwood Clayton

Huberta Underwood Clayton

Huberta Underwood Clayton, 97, of Amarillo was born into eternal life on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

The second child of Hugh and Alberta Underwood, Huberta was born in Louisville, Kansas on October 18, 1920.  The Underwoods moved to Amarillo in 1925 where she would make her home for the next 92 years.

A graduate of the Amarillo High School Class of 1937, she attended Amarillo College, and then married her husband of 59 years, C.G. Clayton, Jr. on November 3, 1946.  They were blessed with three children: Wesley Guy, Hugh Robert, and Lisa Claire.

Huberta loved her family and friends, and she particularly enjoyed gardening, cooking, decorating, entertaining and staying up to date with current events.  She was a true lady in every sense, finding immense pride and joy in being a mother to her three children, a wife, and welcoming others into her beautiful home.

Huberta is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Dudley Underwood, and her husband, C.G. Clayton, Jr.

She is survived by three children: Wesley Clayton of Amarillo, Texas; Hugh Clayton and wife, Kathy of Austin, Texas;  Lisa Clayton Crawley and husband, Robert of Denison, Texas; five grandchildren, Chase Clayton and wife, Megan of Houston, Texas; Brett Clayton of New York City, New York; Rebecca Crawley McPherson and husband, Travis of Amarillo, Texas; Robert Crawley and wife, Elizabeth of Ft. Worth, Texas; and William Crawley and wife, Alexandra of Austin, Texas; eight great-grandchildren, Claire McPherson, William McPherson, Benjamin McPherson, Cooper Crawley, Katherine Crawley, Campbell Crawley, Caroline Crawley, and Harper Clayton; and many nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be on Saturday, August 18, 2018.  Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.   Arrangements are under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Amarillo, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Colorful Closets of Amarillo, 13511 Indian Hill Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124.

1 Comment

  • Ann Marshall Fry Posted August 19, 2018 9:42 am

    Mrs. Clayton was one of my favorite people. She was gracious and always welcoming. I never drive down Olsen and past the house without thinking of all of you. Prayers for comfort and thankfulness for a life well-lived.

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