Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Maggie Mae Clay

03/24/1931 - 09/23/2022

Maggie Mae Smith Clay, age 91 of Murphy, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Mae was born in Swain County to the late William Coleman Smith and Mary Candler Brooks. She was the director of ARC and was a part of the 4H and Farm Bureau of Murphy.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Clay and a granddaughter, Tiffany Little.

She is survived by her son Keith Doyle Clay and wife Annette; a daughter, Shelia Little and husband Thomas; her grandchildren, Christina Little Rossie and husband Ed and Tommy Little and wife Jennifer; and a great grandson, Leo Rossi.

A graveside service will be held at 1pm on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Zach Orton and Rev. Mitchell Shields will officiate.

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