Clayton R Twyman

December 2, 1941 - August 25, 2019
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Clayton Ray Twyman, 77 years 8 months and 23 days, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly on August 25th, 2019 at AllianceHealth in Clinton, Oklahoma. He was born on December 2nd, 1941 to Nora (Thomas) and Alfred Twyman in Elk City, Oklahoma. Clayton grew up in the Burns Flat & Canute community. He attended school in Canute and graduated from Canute High School in 1960. Clayton participated in basketball and baseball. After graduation he continued to work on the family dairy farm and Canute Cotton Gin. On October 1, 1960 he married his beloved school mate Marian Blackmore in Elk City, Oklahoma. Together they made their home in Canute and farmed for Newell Webb. Clayton went to work at the Canute Lumber Company for KD Kappel. He became manager and continued there until it closed. He was moved to Cordell Lumber Co as manager in 1971. Clayton worked there until he retired. He also worked in construction with Barney Donavon. In December of 1997, Clayton went to work at the Assessors office as Deputy Assessor, then became County Assessor in March of 2009 and retired in March of 2018. After retirement he continued to raise cattle and farm which he loved most. Clayton also enjoyed fishing with his grand and great grandchildren. He was a loving & devoted husband, father, and PaPa. He loved his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and his blue heeler Buddy more than words can describe. He never missed a chance to watch their basketball, baseball and softball games or the chance to take them fishing. Clayton will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Marian of the home.
3 Children: Johnny Twyman of Cordell, OK
Lana Spoon & husband Scott of Yukon, OK
Tim Twyman of Cordell, OK
6 Grandchildren: Tyler Spoon of Yukon, OK
Kaley Spoon of Weatherford, OK
Anna Hewitt & husband Danny of Cordell, OK
Michael Moore & wife Leigh of Cordell, OK
5 Great ~ Grandchildren: Natalie, Spencer, Logan Hewitt and Baylor & McKinley Moore
Brother: Floyd Twyman & wife Joyce of Canute, OK
Sister in Law: Kay Blakemore of Yukon, OK
Brother in law: Charles Edward Blackmore & wife Val of Benton, AR
And a host of other relatives and close friends including all his coffee buddies and basketball bench watchers.

visitation: 9:00 a.m., ~ 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2019
9:00 a.m., ~ 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Augusts 28, 2019
Family welcoming guest from 6:00 p.m.,~ 8:00 p.m.,
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home-Cordell

Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019
Cordell High School Auditorium
Cordell, Oklahoma
Interment: Canute Cemetery
Canute, Oklahoma

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cordell Academic Foundation

Service Information

Date: August 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: August 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: August 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Date: August 29, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm

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pauline a savage
Cordell, OK
Thoughts are with the entire family.  He was a great man and will be missed.
Marybeth Musella
Forest Hill, MD
Marion, I am so sorry to hear about Clayton. He truly was one the good guys and everyone will miss him.
Shelly Blakemore
Nashville, TN
Sending so much love to all of you. He was such a good man and so much fun. My favorite memories are his orneriness with Granny every Christmas. He had the best laugh ever. He was always so good to our boys. They have great memories with him. He will be deeply missed without a doubt. Love you all…. Shelly
Betty Elliott
Canute, OK
Clayton will be missed by all that knew him. His laugh was infections made everyone feel good when he laughed.. Prayers for all his family.
Betty Elliott
Canute, OK
Clayton will be missed by all that knew him. His laugh was infections made everyone feel good when he laughed.. Prayers for all his family.
Carol Gregory
Elk City, OK
Sorry for your loss. He was a good person. Prayers to the family
Sarah Foust
Rocky, OK
Sending all of you my deepest sympathy. I always loved when Clayton came into the store. Sending my love and prayers.
Jeff and Darla Ringo
Cordell, OK
Prayers for your family during this difficult time.
Becca Jones
Bessie, OK
Sending lots of hugs and prayers to the family!!! Clayton was a very special man and will be deeply missed by many!!!
Baley Shell
Benton, AR
I love y'all and will be praying for you all
Jeff Waters
Elk City, OK
What a great man to lose. Clayton was always very kind and a man I always looked up to.  As a kid and now and adult Clayton always was genuinely interested in me and my family. I know Marion, Johnny, Lana, And Tim will miss him.
Nancy Harbuck
Dill City, OK
So very sorry for your loss.
Kim Brooklin Higdon
Calumet, OK
Prayers for your family, always enjoyed basketball games with your family and lots of dinners after!! He will be missed!
Etta Tackett-Pardue
Oklahoma City, OK
I was one of Tim Twyman’s classmates..  I am so very sorry for the loss of your Dad.  Please know I’m thinking of you and your family.  God Bless.
Randy L. Wintz
Stroud, OK
I knew Clayton through the Assessors Association.  He was truly one of the good guys in the world.
Sue Herndon
Elk City, OK
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family
Jim and Charlette Baird
El Reno, OK
Clayton was so good to us when Jim worked for him at the lumber yard. He helped us when times were tough. He is a good man.
Brad & Mechelle Hohnke
Foss, OK
Our deepest condolences Marion and family. May You find Peace in God.
Frances (Doss) Huntsberger
Okmulgee, OK
So sorry for your loss.
Janice Warnke
Canute, OK
I was saddened to hear of Clayton’s passing! I always enjoyed visiting with him at the accessors office! Praying for the family at their time of loss.
Jena Rhodes King
Cordell, OK
Love this whole family.  Praying for all.
Jena Rhodes King
Larry Hall
Foss, OK
Clayton your the best my friend,my best buddies from grade school thru high school and all the years after. You will always be with me R.I.P.
Jarrel Cutright
Elk City, OK
Someone to share a laugh with and someone to sit and talk about the problems that pop up in our lives.  You were appreciated and will be missed.
Martin and Beth Mahoney
Roosevelt, OK
Lots of good ole sheep showing stories along with some basketball ?? memories of back in the day... Prayers to the family.
Rocky maynard
Mustang, OK
He was a great man! I truly admired him’.  Love you and praying for you and family.
Cindy McGuire
Cordell, OK
Was very sorry to hear of Clayton's passing.  My prayers to the family during this difficult time.  He will be missed!
Lloyd and Mona Horn
Corn, OK
So sorry for your loss, love and prayers for your family.
Carol Ann Janning
Canute, OK
Clayton was Such a Sweet Man! Always Had a Smile & “How’s Your Family” every time I saw him! Sending Love & Prayers for All Of You!
Victor and Sharon Joyce
Oklahoma City, OK
May he rest in peace and may God look over his family
Beverly Hutson Schaaf
Turlock, CA
Marian, I was so shocked and sad to hear of Clayton's sudden passing. You both were/are so very special to me. I will most certainly keep you and your family in my prayers.  Love to you and your family.
Shannon Taylor
Dill City, OK
My heart goes out to each of you. Your in my prayer’s. Love you guys
Chris Morrison
El Reno, OK
Sorry for your Loss a good friend will be missed
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