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Visitation:

Friday, February 8, 2013
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Friday, February 8, 2013
2:30 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Cremation
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Carolyn B. Clay Carolyn B. Clay, 73, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Taylor House Hospice after a three year battle with cancer.

Carolyn was born July 11, 1939, to John and Alice Ziegler in Des Moines. She worked for 27 years at Iowa Paint as a secretary, and during that time also worked at the K-Mart on Hubbell. After her retirement, she worked for Walgreens on East 30th.

Carolyn enjoyed knitting, sewing, and cross-stitching. But her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her family.

Carolyn is survived by her husband of 50 years, Harley; children, Debra (George) Jones, Roger Clay, Verna Dean (Mike) O’Brien, Annie (Gerry) Sampson, Rhonda (Bruce) Dutton, and Brenda Draper; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; sisters, Zeta (Maurice) Moore and Jackie (George) Bogenrief; and a host of other family and beloved friends.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., with a funeral service at 2:30 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2013, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com