Roy Lee Clayborne
17, 1945 - May 19, 1996)
Story ran on May 19, 1996
Roy Lee Clayborne, 50,
of Columbia died Thursday, May 16, 1996, at his home.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Russell
Chapel CME Church with the
Rev. John Loving officiating. Burial will be in
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Warren Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Clayborne was born May 17, 1945, in Columbia to
Ruben Clayborne and Gladys
from Douglass High School in Columbia. He served in the U.S. Army
from 1965 to 1967 and was
honorably discharged at the rank of Spc. 5. He
worked as a salesman for Sears,
Roebuck and Co. for 23 years.
include his mother, Gladys Clayborne of Columbia; a son, Roy
Stephens of Columbia; a brother,
William Clayborne of Columbia; two sisters,
Helen Sheley of Columbia and Bernice Wilkerson of
Denver; a granddaughter; an
aunt; an uncle; and several nieces, nephews and
He was preceded
in death by his father and a sister.