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Nina Elizabeth (Brown) Clay was born on June 17, 1920, in Enid, Oklahoma, to Loyd and Jessie (Martinek) Brown. Nina passed away February 19, 2018, at Enid, Oklahoma, at the age of 97.
She attended school at Enid, graduating from Garber High School. She worked as a sales clerk for J.C. Penney and Sears.
She married Clinton Clay on June 24, 1939. Nina and Clinton enjoyed traveling together, and had seen most of the 50 states.
Nina is survived by her children: Vickie Garrison and her husband, Marvin of Shattuck, Oklahoma; Joyce Houston, and her husband, Glen of Edmond, Oklahoma; Carol Clay of Enid, Oklahoma; four grandchildren: Ken Clay, Jim Clay, Don Clay, and Doug Garrison; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her sister Joan Horn of Shalimar, Florida.
She is preceded in death by her husband Clinton, her son Phillip, and her brother Jack Brown.
Nina enjoyed writing, reading, painting, crocheting, camping, and traveling. She loved her family and spending time with them. She was a very faithful Christian, who taught Sunday school for 72 years.
Graveside service is 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Enid, Oklahoma.
Visitation is 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018, at Dugger Funeral Home in Garber, Oklahoma.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Show-Me Christian Youth Home, P.O. Box 6, La Monte, Missouri 65337, or a charity of choice.
Published on February 26, 2018
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