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Rhymon Shorty Claywell, 79, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2018)

Shorty attended Victory Community Church and was a Supervisor at Fruit of the Loom for many years.

Rhymon "Shorty" Claywell, 79, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, died Monday, November 12, 2018 at 4:40amCT at the Russell County Hospital.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Larry Wisdom, Bro. Rick Shelton and Bro. Gerald Reliford officiating. Burial will follow in Fudge Cemetery in Breeding, KY.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

He was born August 12, 1939, in Adair County, to the late Coy and Lucy Branham Claywell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Gail Masi Claywell on March 7, 2017 and three brothers; Herbert, Donnie & Ralph Claywell.

Shorty attended Victory Community Church and was a Supervisor at Fruit of the Loom for many years.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons - Rollin Claywell and wife Shaunah of Somerset, Jeff Claywell of Russell Springs
  • One daughter - Theresa Hobbs and husband Tyrone of Corydon, Indiana
  • Two brothers - Russell Claywell of Arkansas and Lindell Claywell of Lexington
  • Three grandchildren - Landon Hobbs of Longview, Texas, Luke Claywell of Russell Springs, Isaac Claywell and wife Deah of Ft. Mitchell
  • One great-grandchild - Gemma Hobbs
  • Several other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Rhymon Shorty Claywell, 79, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2018)

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