Catherine Clayton Aiken


BAHAMA — Catherine Clayton Aiken, 92, of 8815 Roxboro Rd., Bahama, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Born in Person County, Mrs. Aiken was the daughter of the late Christopher Columbus “Lum” and Bertha Ashley Clayton and wife of the late Alvis Aiken. She was the last of 12 children. Mrs. Aiken was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Joyful Workers Sunday School class.

Mrs. Aiken is survived by three children, Faye A. Parker of Raleigh, Don Aiken of Durham and Jerry Aiken of Rougemont; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Brooks & White Chapel by the Dr. Robert Simpson. Burial will follow in the Aiken Blalock Family Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brooks & White Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home on Wednesday afternoon.

Pallbearers will be Donald Aiken Jr., Lee Aiken, Anthony Clayton, Michael Clayton, Danny Hill, and Brett Parker.

Memorials may be made to Duke HomeCare & Hospice, Office of Development, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC, 27704 or Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 27, Bahama, NC, 27503.

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