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James Henry Clapp

Born: Mon., Dec. 9, 1946
Died: Thu., May 30, 2019


12:30 PM to 1:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 06, 2019
Location: New Light Missionary Baptist Church

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Jun. 06, 2019
Location: New Light Missionary Baptist Church

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GREENSBORO – James Henry Clapp, 72, passed away May 30, 2019 at Carolina Pines.

He was born in Guilford County on December 9, 1946 to the late John Leonard Clapp and Porta Petty Clapp.

Educated in the local public schools, he attended James B. Dudley High School.  He was a New York Jets fan and loved fishing.

He formerly worked in sales with Southeastern Furniture.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughters, Candy Clapp Means and Yolandas Clapp; brothers, John Leonard “JC” Clapp Jr., Girardeau Clapp and Keith Smith; sister, Linda Wellborne.

Survivors include sons, Horace LaFayette Clapp (Shanine) and Antoine Chavis Clapp; daughters, Robin Tarpley (Martin) and Jackie Clapp; brothers, Rev. Donald Clapp (Caroleen), Donald Garner, Michael Garner and Nathaniel Garner; sister, Portia Alston; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Phillip Means; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019 at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1105 Willow Road, Greensboro, NC.  The family visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m.  Reverend Amos Quick will deliver the eulogy.  Public viewing will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 12 Noon until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Serenity Funeral Home & Cremations is assisting the family.

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