A grand homecoming took place in heaven this 9th day of September 2011 when Wilma Ferol Jacobs Clay took her Master's hand and entered heavens gate.
Sis Clay was born in Beaver County Oklahoma, May 6, 1924 to Jess Edward and Pearl Evelyn Clarke Jacobs.
She married Rev. George W Clay on November 26, 1946 at the Full Gospel Church , Perryton , TX and began a love story that lasted 65 years. She was asleep by his side when she took her last breath.
Bro and Sis Clay have pastored churches and ministered the gospel of Jesus Christ in Arkansas , Texas , Oklahoma , Kansas , Wyoming , Colorado , Michigan , Florida , Louisiana , and Nebraska . Their ministry touched and changed lives of people all over the world. Since retiring from full time ministry they are staff support to Pastor Gene Gilmore at First Assembly of God Church, Eureka Springs, AR.
Sis. Clay was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Pearl Jacobs, and her brother Walter Jacobs.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. George W Clay of Eagle Rock, MO
Their children: Randy and Starr Clay of Tallahassee, FL; Javene and Tommy Dickson of North Little Rock, AR; Lance and Robin Clay of McCook, NE; Shannon and Terry Wise of North Little Rock, AR.
Grandchildren: Shilayne and Jimmy Le; Carissa and Matt Hardage; Elliott and Monica Crabtree; Jessica Dickson; Phillip Clay; Talon Clay
Great-grandchildren: Jakob and MaiLinh Le; Ella, Elijah, and Levi Hardage; Nick and Alyiah Crabtree
Three sisters; Jean and Harvey Addleman of Kansas City, MO; Pauline Messner of Logan, OK; Ilene Sanger of Elkins, AR.
One brother: Les and Susie Jacobs of Cassville , MO
Sister-in-law; Betty Ray of Commerce, OK;
2 Brother's-in-law: Larry and Marlaine Clay of Pineville , MO ; Jim and Sandea Clay of Cassville , MO.
Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family. Also a host of "adopted" church family that call her "Mom" "Mama Clay" and "Grandma".
Services are under the direction of Adcock Funeral Home, Afton , OK . Visitation will be Tuesday, September 13 at 10:30 AM and the going home celebration will follow at 1:00 PM, at the First Assembly of God Church, 350 Frontage Rd, Eureka Springs, AR. 72632. Interment will be at Roach Cemetery in Eagle Rock, MO
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated and may be made to Sis. Wilma Clay Memorial Fund/First Assembly of God Church, Eureka Springs , AR.