E. J. Claywell, 85, Glasgow, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at the T J Samson Community Hospital. A native of Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Robert and Elva Easter Claywell. He was a retired heat treat operator at SKF and later RBC. He had attended Temple Baptist Church and was a U S Army veteran.
Survivors include one daughter Sandra Vernon (Terry Gentry); two grandchildren: Shelly Smith (Bryan) and Chris Jennings (Whitney Fletcher); three great-grandchildren: Haley Smith, Carson Jennings, and Madison Fletcher; two brothers: Nyman Claywell (Betty) and Gary Claywell (Polly) all of Glasgow; one sister, Eloise Veach of Louisville; a special friend Clifton Elmore of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Mallie Jean Keys; one grandson William Scott Jennings; three brothers; and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by Glasgow Chapter 20 DAV will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.