2021ObituariesUncategorizedClayton Timothy Smith

August 20, 2021by SealeUser11

August 29, 1974 – August 16, 2021


Clayton Timothy Smith passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 in a tragic vehicle accident in Denham Springs at the age of 46. He was a current resident of Greenwell Springs, LA. He was a master mechanic for 28 years. Visitation will be held at New Covenant Church, 215 Florida Ave. SE, Denham Springs, LA 70726 on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 12:30 PM until religious services at 2:30 PM conducted by Pastor Keith Zachary. A graveside service will be held at 5:00 PM at Lea Cemetery, 1905 River Road, Liberty, MS. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Julie Grafton Smith; parents, Tim and Elizabeth Smith; daughter, Kaitlyn Kemp (Evan); sons, Jonathan Smith (Kelsie), Joshua Smith, Samuel Smith, Nathan Smith, Liam Smith, Levi Smith; sister, Sarah Smith; brother, Ben Smith (Robyn); He has one grandchild on the way; mother-in-law, Brenda Pertuis (Gary); father-in-law, Larry Grafton (Marty); numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Grady and Helen Hornsby; paternal grandparents, Clifton and Dolly Smith. He was a member of New Covenant Church in Denham Springs. He loved history, the outdoors, reading and gardening. He was a devoted husband and father and also loved the many other extra kids that were always at his home. Most importantly he loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs 225-664-4143 is in charge of arrangements. Please sign our online registry book.




  • Brenda Edwards

    August 28, 2021 at 7:36 pm

    Was so sorry to hear of your loss. Life is too short sometime, but God needed another angel in heaven. May he grant you peace knowing that Clayton is with him there.


  • Margarita Landry

    August 25, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    Elizabeth, Bro Tim,
    Julie and the entire family, I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words I can only pray fir the Lord’s peace and comfort in these upcoming days.


  • Dennis Haffner

    August 24, 2021 at 2:51 am

    Clay Smith, what can I say? We had one heck of a journey together, one I will never forget. My heart go out to you, Julie, and your children. God has a reason for everyone of this Earth. Apparently he had better plans for you. God bless you and your family.


  • Shirley G Evans

    August 22, 2021 at 11:17 am

    Julie, my sweet niece,, I’m praying GOD gives you the strength, peace and comfort needed to begin this journey. May God look over you and. The children. This is heartbreaking and words are not sufficient but feel my love,, my prayers and find strength, comfort and peace at the feet of Jesus. Wish I could be with you for you are so special to me. I will be present on live steam as we celebrate the life of Clay. If you need to talk at some point I’m here for you. Aunt Shirley


  • Claude Younger

    August 21, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Your family is in our prayers for comfort, healing, and strength. We thank God in advance for the great family reunion coming in Heaven for all eternity. – Jeanine & Claude


  • Amanda

    August 21, 2021 at 8:51 am

    Praying 🙏 for your family peace and comfort


  • Johnette Ross

    August 21, 2021 at 2:21 am

    Julie, I am SO SORRY for your loss. I know Clay is in Heaven with our Lord & Savior. He was a good man. My heart goes out to you and your children. Sending you big hugs and lots of prayers. You have a beautiful family and some BEAUTIFUL kids!! I’m here if you need anything. Please let me know if I can do anything AT ALL!
    Love you my sweet friend!
    Johnette Tyler-Ross


  • Paul & Diane Tyler

    August 20, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Our hearts go out to this family. We are praying for you that you might find God’s peace and comfort during this grievous time.


  • Jeff Byrd

    August 20, 2021 at 7:18 pm

    Julie, Kaitlyn and all the boys. You all had such a wonderful husband, dad and friend that touched many lives. Especially mine!!! I miss him already and will be praying for Peace that passes understanding. Love yall very much


  • Barbara J Cheney

    August 20, 2021 at 7:14 pm

    Elizabeth, Tim, and family I am so very sorry for your loss. Many special memories will see you through this time God bless and will see you Sunday


  • Anne Small

    August 20, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Prayers for your entire family will fill our home and we will be thinking of all of you. We know that you are all part of a Christian, godly and loving family filled with faith and are always an example to your friends and community. God bless every member of Clays family and a special prayer for our classmates, Elizabeth and Tim, we love you. So very, very sorry.


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