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Patricia Clayton King

Patricia Clayton King of Bel Air MD passed away at the Gilcrest Hospice Center in Towson MD on July 3, 2022. She was born December 17, 1947, in Erwin where she grew up and graduated from Erwin High School. Over the years, Patricia moved around with family before settling in Bel Air MD, she had a varied career, first as a nurse in Elizabethton TN and Spruce Pine NC, a word processor in Raleigh NC, St Louis Mo. and at Powerconn Corp in Severn MD, where she advanced to become a high voltage switch gear salesperson.   During those years, Patricia, was an avid reader, drove fast cars and liked to fish.

Forced into early retirement early due to health issues she continued to enjoy life and grew in her faith at her church in Aberdeen Md.  

Patricia is survived by her husband, Duane, daughters Krystal Harris and Alice Jones, her brother David Clayton, sister Mary Farrington, granddaughter Carrie Estep Roberts, great grandson Isaiah Roberts and great granddaughters Destiny and Willow Roberts and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Pearl Ray Clayton of Erwin, brothers Ricky of Erwin and Billy of Pacifica California.   A celebration of life service will be held at Riverside Community Church of Jesus in Elizabethton, TN at 2:00 pm on Saturday August 13th.   

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Tennessee Spay & Neuter (ETSN).

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