December 26, 1931 ~ January 15, 2021

Born in: Stone Mountain, GA
Resided in: McDonough, GA

Reverend Loyal Henry Clay, Age 89, of McDonough, passed on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born in Stone Mountain, GA, on Saturday, December 26, 1931.

He was the son of the late Reverend Joseph Franklin and Eunice Ellis Clay. Reverend Clay proudly served his country in the US Army. He furthered his career as a self-employed carpenter and taxidermist. He pastored several churches in the area, which includes, Massadonia, Oak Grove, Midway, Fork Creek, Almon and Pleasant Hill Baptist Churches.

Surviving is his wife of 68 years, Evelyn Worthey Clay, McDonough, GA; daughter Vicki (David) Farmer, Jackson, GA; son, Keith (Teresa) Clay, Jackson, GA; son, Kelly (Celina) Clay, Locust Grove, GA; 7 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 PM, Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker, GA, with Pastor Tim Royster officiating.

Wages and Sons Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements, 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Online condolences can be given at


Funeral Service: January 29, 2021 3:00 pm - January 29, 2021 4:00 pm

Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3000 Lawrenceville Highway
Tucker, GA 30084


Graveside Service: January 29, 2021 4:00 pm - January 29, 2021 4:30 pm

Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3000 Lawrenceville Highway
Tucker, GA 30084


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  1. CandleImageWe will never forget your stories, prayers, singing, and smile Granddaddy! We love you always.

  2. CandleImageI’m so proud to call you my friend and brother. We’ve had some fun times and also great spiritual times. Wish I could have been there for your Service, but I know you are resting with the Lord, unil that GREAT DAY, when we meet again. You are forever in our hearts. Jimmy and Nancy Gail Glaze

  3. CandleImageFrom the King Family. Preacher Clay was a great preacher as well as a friend. There have been a many preachers at Oak Grove Baptist Church and each one was special in their own way. Preacher Clay never met a stranger and always a kind word. You know when you can remember some of his messages- then you know what a great preacher he was. Sympathy to Evelyn, Kelly and the rest of the family. Love, sympathy and friendship from Howard and Judy King

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