Obituaries » Alice Clayton
February 8, 1919 - March 16, 2016
Service Date: March 21, 2016
Funeral Home Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home
Almira Alice Clayton, 97, of Fort Scott, died at her home Wednesday evening, March 16, 2016. Alice was born February 8, 1919 in Parker, Kansas the daughter of James Floyd and Helen Sarina (Bottrell) Troutman. She married Curtis Ray Clayton February 1, 1946 in Pleasanton, Kansas and he preceded her in death November 16, 1985.
Alice graduated from Parker High School in 1936She taught school in Mapleton and Goodrich, Kansas and taught math at Pratt-Whitney training school in Kansas City, Kansas. After moving to Fort Scott she worked for Bourbon County Register of Deeds and later for the Western Insurance Company, retiring in June of 1984.
Alice loved music and played many instruments. She was a wonderful role model and lived her life doing for others. She attended Community Christian Church. She was a Fort Scott High School sports fan with a love for boys basketball.
Alice is survived by a son, Ray Clayton and his wife Joyce of Winfield, Kansas; three daughters, Mary Webb and her husband Sam of Chetopa, Kansas, Doris Hudson and her husband Mark, and Lois Herman and her husband Tim, both of Fort Scott. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Marie Walker; a brother-in-law, Bill Kice, of Paola, Kansas, and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews that were very dear to her.
Rev. Kevin Moyers and Travis Wilcoxen and will conduct funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Monday March 21, 2016 at the Community Christian Church under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Fort Scott National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon March 20, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Fort Scott High School Scholarship Fund or Mercy Hospice and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.