anna clayton
Anna Louise Clayton, 74, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2008 in the Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH. Born January 10, 1934 in Dunbar, WV, she was the daughter of the late Russell Steele and Mattie Gandee Steele Geho. Anna was also preceded in death by her husband Donald L. Clayton on March 18, 1990, infant brother and step-sister Geneva Price. Anna was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church. Anna was an avid golfer and a member of the Pleasant Valley Country Club Women's League, having been the Ladies Club Champion 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983-1987 and 1989-1998. She was a member of the Sun City Lakes West Women's Golf League in Sun City, Arizona. In 1998, she was the Ladies Sun City Club Champion and in 1999, she won the Sun City Championship of Champions Tournament at Willow Creek, shooting the only score in the 70's. Mrs. Clayton is survived by her son Michael Clayton of Weirton; daughter Debra L. Clayton-Walsh and her husband Michael L. Walsh of Oakdale, PA; brother Russell Steele, Jr. and his wife Tress of Evans, WV; sister Phyllis Jean Givens and her husband Ralph of Williamstown, WV; grandchildren Michael Clayton, Jr. and Jennifer Rae Strope and her husband Peter; step-grandchildren, Jennifer Walsh of Bethel Park, PA and Christy Walsh of Rennerdale, PA; great grandson Joshua Strope; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Charles and Dora Clayton of Matthews, NC; many nieces and nephews; her very close friends Jean Irvin of Colliers, Doris Richmond of Weirton, Joann and Don Debrular of Sun City, AZ, and Chuck, Jayne, Brady and Cody Debrular of Carefree, AZ; and her Sun City Lake West Golf buddies. Friends will be received Sunday from 1-3 & 6-8 PM at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Additional visitation will be from 2:30 until time of services at 3 PM Monday at the First United Methodist Church, 3301 West Street Weirton, WV. Interment will be in Pullman Cemetery, Pullman, West Virginia. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church 3301 West Street Weirton, WV 26062, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association or Sun Health Foundation, 13180 North 103rd Drive, Sun City, AZ 85351. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Jen and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Please accept my sympathies, and let me know if you need anything. Amy, David and Alex

  2. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  3. Michael and Debbie, Your mother was a truly talented lady. Next to you two, golf was her source of pleasure. Please accept our most sincere sympathy. Patricia Austin (from Sunday school days)

  4. Debbie & Mike, So sorry to hear of your loss – you are in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.

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