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In Memory

L. Clay Violett

Clay died on December 16th, 1985.  He was 28 at the time of his death, following a brief illness.

Clay resided in St. Joseph, MO and is survived by his parents, L.R. and Martha Violett; a sister, Catherine Violett; a paternal grandmother, Mildred Violett; all of St. Joseph.  He is also survived by a nephew and several aunts and uncles.

     Lawrence Violett           1956-1985

     Memorial services for Lawrence Clay Violett, 28, will be at 10a.m. Thursday at Marvin McMurray United Methodist Church.  Burial will be at a later date.

     Mr. Violett, formerly of 2714 St. Joseph Ave., died Monday morning at a Kansas City, MO., hospital following a brief illness.  He was born in St. Joseph and lived here until moving to Kansas City five years ago.

     Mr. Violett was a graduate of Lafayette High School and attended Missouri Western State College, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.  He also had attended Penn Valley Community College at Kansas City, MO.

     Mr. Violett served as a camp counselor for five years with the YMCA and was also a recreational director for 3½ years  in Savannah, MO., and for several years at St. Joseph State Hospital.

     He was a member of the Missouri Air National Guard and the Marvin McMurray United Methodist Church.

     Surviving are his parents, L.R. and Martha Violett, St. Joseph; a sister, Catherine Violett, St. Joseph; a paternal grandmother, Mildred Violett, St. Joseph, a nephew and several aunts and uncles. 

     The body was cremated under the direction of Newcomer’s Colonial Chapel in Kansas City.  There will be no visitation.

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05/16/10 12:04 AM #1    

Edward Hoefling

  Clay was a great friend, he was the type, he would give his shirt off his back to help anyone.  We will all miss Clay!!!

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