William Nations

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Jan. 27, 1950 – Sept. 12, 2011

CLAYTON — Services for William “Clark” Nations, 61, of Clayton, who died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at his residence surrounded by his family and friends, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sunnyside Church with the Rev. Jerry Sharp Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow at Roger Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday.

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Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the church.

Mr. Nations was born Jan. 27, 1950, in Brookhaven, the son of Warren Emmett Nations and Iva Lee Nations.

Clark and Linda Faye Fletcher were married May 28, 1966. He was self-employed as a welder, operating Nations Welding for more than 10 years. He was presently employed by Millwright out of local 1421 in Arlington, Texas.

He was a member and past officer of the Masonic Lodge No. 390 of Ferriday and was past Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star Delta Chapter 159.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles Ray Nations and Mark Nations; and one granddaughter, Asia Nicole Nations.

Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years; one daughter, Patricia “Pattie” Lea Nations of Vidalia; two sons, Warren Charles Nations and wife, Jennifer, of Cookville, Tenn., and William “Clay” Nations and wife, Jennifer, “Jenny,” of Monterey; extended family, Pauline Bolyer and husband, Jessi, of Vidalia; two brothers, Joe Nations and wife, Penny, of Ferriday and Sam Nations and wife, Jean, of Rusk, Texas; 12 grandchildren, Amber DeLaune, Jessie Evans and husband, Carmen, Trypp Delaune, Craig Nations, Colton Nations, Devin Bolyer, Paige Bolyer, Taylor Nations, Sara Beard, Mallory Nations, Clay Nations Jr. and Payton Nations; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Marty Hammett, Greg Duncan, Jessie Bolyer, Craig Nations, Daryl Walker and Wesley Duncan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ike Barnes, Junior Tarver, Raymond Eames, Ryan Nations and Scottie Steele.

Online condolences may be sent to www.youngsfh.com.