Linda Clay
October 17, 1952  -  March 1, 2018

Linda Clay

Stephens Funeral Home
DeKalb, MS  39328
Sunday, March 4, 2018
1pm to 3pm

Funeral Service
Stephens Funeral Home
DeKalb, MS  39328
Sunday, March 4, 2018
3:00 pm

Cedarlawn Cemetery
Scooba, MS  

Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Clay will be held Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 3:00 pm at Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb. Revs. Chris Gully and Randy Rigdon will be officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba.

Mrs. Clay, 65, passed away March 1 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian.
Linda was a homemaker who provided her family with the warmth that only a mother and wife could provide. Mrs. Clay loved her family and was active in every part of her children’s life. She especially loved her grandchildren. Her caring heart also was shown as she cared for her aging mother.

She is survived by her sons, Tommy Clay and Tyson Clay and wife, Beverly; daughters, Kristy Gillis and husband, Robert, and Kasey Watkins and husband, Scott; grandchildren, Braxton Stokes, Burket Gillis, Brody Clay and Riley Watkins. Mrs. Clay is also survived by her brother, Bill Bryan and wife, Johnnie as well as numerous cousins, niece and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Clay; parents, Edwin and Sara Bryan; grandchild, Sara Beth Gillis, and numerous uncles and aunts.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 1pm until service time at the funeral home.

Friends may leave their notes of condolences at


Sign Guestbook
    Pike Road, AL

    Linda Marsha, you will be missed. I have so many fond memories of visiting with you, your family, my mom (Sue), Aunt Ann, Aunt Julia, and Aunt Sarah. I am so sorry we could not attend your funeral. Love to you all. Love, Heather (Rushing) and Mae Puckett

  2. Judy and Ken Robinson
    Prescott Valley, AZ

    Our prayer is that all of you grow closer to each other and support one another through the coming days and years. So sorry you had to lose both your Dad and Mom.

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  4. Tom Goins
    Philadelphia, MS

    I’m very sorry for your loss. I loved working with Linda.

  5. Karen Roberts
    Louisville, MS

    My deepest condolences for the family. Mrs Linda was a great lady, and she will be sorely missed 😢

  6. Carolyn K. Bowen
    scooba, MS

    So sorry to hear of Linda's passing.
    Sending prayers for her family.

  7. Mike and Jane Thomas
    Scooba (wahalak), MS

  8. David, Ruth and Brodie Thames
    Philadelphia, MS

    You will be greatly missed.

  9. Christy Clark
    West Point, MS

    So sorry I couldn't be there. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. I know what it's like to lose a Mother. Please know I'm with you in spirit.

  10. Hansel & Jacque Sparkman
    Scooba, MS

    We are very sorry for your family’s loss.

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