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Belvadora Kay Clinton

April 25, 1942 — November 7, 2023

Belvadora (Kay) Clinton, 81, beloved Mother, grandmother, and sister, was called to her eternal resting place on November 7, 2023. She entered this world on April 25, 1942, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, born to Henry and Belvadora Loraine McAlester Sanders.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, November 13, 2023, in the Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Adam Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City Sunday, November 12, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the family in attendance from 2 p.m. to 4 receive friends and relatives.

She met the love of her life, Loren Clinton and they were married August 20, 1961, in Lordsburg, New Mexico and they made their home in the Mammoth-San Manuel, Arizona area from 1965 to 1993 when they moved to Ponca City. Kay enjoyed spoiling and spending time with her grandkids, ceramics, Tri Kim paints, working jigsaw puzzles and working in her flower gardens. She was a longtime member of Free Will Baptist Church of Ponca City, OK.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children; Lauren Clinton and wife Patti of Claremore, OK, Bryan Clinton and wife Laura of Tucson, AZ, Garin Clinton of Ponca City, OK, and Dwayne Clinton and wife Christine also of Ponca City, OK. Also surviving are her grandchildren; Candice Sadler and husband Greg Sadler, , Zachary Clinton and wife Megan, Bethany and husband Dane Beathard,  Mathew Clinton, Rebecca Klinginsmith and husband Kyle Klinginsmith, Elizabeth Clinton, Scott Clinton and wife Casey Clinton, Nathan Clinton, Nicole Clinton, and Terrence Clinton, great grandchildren; Jonah Clinton, Adam Grudowski, Cody Sadler, William Henry Clinton, Lyric Rae Clinton, Carly Clinton, Brynlee Clinton,  Journee Clinton, Iliana Clinton, Kavin Beathard, Mason Beathard, Peyton Beathard, Gracie Beathard, Brennon Beathard, and Rosemary Clinton. One sister, Bernita King and husband Jim King of Ponca City, OK.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents, Husband, daughter in law, Trish Clinton, two sisters, Novelle Epperson, Norma Lee Jones and one great granddaughter, Ellie Beathard.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 12, 2023

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Family will be in attendance from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 13, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Monday, November 13, 2023

12:15 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery

1901 E Hubbard Rd, Ponca City, OK 74604

Following funeral service

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