Funeral service for Vanessa Clayton planned

Funeral service for Vanessa Clayton 

Funeral service for Vanessa Clayton, 24, of Spiro is noon Thursday at Mallory Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with Reverend Dennis Ruff officiating. Burial will follow at Spiro City Cemetery, under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

She was born June 27, 1998 in Poteau to Mary Jo (McGrath) Ray Anno and Rodney Ray Clayton and passed away Jan. 30, 2023 in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Survivors include a daughter, Mayah Rose Scott; mother and stepfather Mary Jo Anno and James; father, Rodney Clayton; brothers Wesley Ray and Keenan Klubben; sisters Brandi Clayton and Latia Hernandez; and grandparents Mary Morgan and Kay Clayton, and Nana and Papa Duke.

She was preceded in death by her grandpa Daniel Clayton; great grandfathers John Dugan and Haskell Clayton, great grandmothers, Anella Wright-Clayton and Emil Dugan.

Pallbearers are Wesley Ray, Caleb Myers, Keenan Klubben, Kalen Scott, Ryan Guinn and Vante.

The family will greet friends 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  

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