Rebecca “Becky” Jean White Clairday

Visitation with the family of Mrs. Clairday was in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Home Sunday, Aug. 11 from 3-7 p.m. Visitation was Monday, Aug. 12 from 1 p.m. until the celebration of life service at 3 p.m. with Dr. Larry Robertson officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Clairday, 71, passed away Aug. 10, 2013. She was born June 17, 1942 in Carroll County, Tenn. She graduated from Hollow Rock - Bructon High School. She was preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Pauline White.

She is survived by husband, Joseph Roy “Joe” Clairday; sons, James (Jim) Robert (Debbie) Clairday, Troy Lee (Karen) Clairday; daughter, Laura Clairday (Bill) Boyd; grandchildren, Kaitlyn (Andrew) Coleman, Ryan, Lyndsey, Rylie and Robert Clairday, Tate and Hope Boyd; brothers, Bobby, Hugh (Buddy), and Charles White. Becky and Joe raised their family in Mt. Juliet. Later Joe and Becky moved to Clarksville and Becky was an active member of Hilldale Baptist Church.

She was a loving mother and a devoted Christian who loved and served her family and church. Becky’s artistic gifts in decorating cakes, celebrated special occasions, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, and much more. She was an excellent homemaker, seamstress and later supported the bookkeeping of the family business, JTJ Commercial Interiors.

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