Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6 PM - 8 PM
Frost Funeral Home
Thursday, February 18, 2016 2 PM
Mt. Olive UM Church
Mt. Olive Church Cemetery
Clayton Tenney, 81, of Abingdon, VA went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Clayton was a long life craftsman of wood products specializing in rail fencing and cedar gates. He had vast knowledge of trees and plants and possessed a natural green thumb. He was the son of the late Murl and Lydia Tenney. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janice Gooden Tenney and one son, Randall Tenney; two brothers, Arley Tenney and Letcher Tenney; one sister, Betty Jean Zickafoose and his beloved dog Tippy. He is survived by his children, Basil Tenney and wife Sharon of Meadowview, VA; Ivan Tenney and wife Diane of Buckhannon, WV; Leonard Tenney and wife Betty of Green Cove, VA; Sandra Thayer of Abingdon, VA; Sherry Parks and husband Bobby of Blountville, TN; Dexter Tenney and partner Neil Aycock of Charleston, SC; sisters, Rella Arbogast, Flossie "Babe" Lauderback, June Armstrong, Crissie Wamsley, and Glenda Thrift; grandchildren, Eric Tenney, Nikki Shell, April Atkins, Elisabeth Dooley, Stormi Tenney, Stephen Tenney, Brandon Tenney, Laura Hagerman, Ryan Parks, and Lydia Parks; nine great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Locally, the family will receive friends at Frost Funeral Home in Abingdon, VA from 6:00-8:00pm, Tuesday, February, 16, 2016. A funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February, 18, 2016 at the Mt. Olive Union Methodist Church in Hemlock, WV with Pastor Leonard Tenney and Bro. Bobby Parks officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Union Methodist Church cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.