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Liberty, KY

#21 Oct 1, 2008
FYI wrote:
Clay is a wonderful person...so was Imo Jean...and so is his new wife. He was the best husband Imo Jean could have asked for. I believe with all my heart he was a faithful, loving husband. During the last month or so of her battle with cancer she was in the hospital and the man never missed a day being there for her. I'm sure it's very hard to be alone when you've been with someone as long as they were together. And, I'm sure he will never stop loving or forget Imo Jean...he is just trying to be happy. Don't look down on him for it!!
We are all saying the same thing. Clay is a great guy, and we all wish him all the happiness in the world. Imojean would be very upset if she thought that Clay wasn't being treated good.
debb

Madisonville, KY

#22 Oct 2, 2008
I agree wrote:
<quoted text>We are all saying the same thing. Clay is a great guy, and we all wish him all the happiness in the world. Imojean would be very upset if she thought that Clay wasn't being treated good.
i do agree my granny is so lonely after my papa past away,that has been 5 years ago but she is 89 and said it was to late for her to start over but a man needs more and if clay is happy then good for him but is she the one that wrote for the paper and had the sister that was in the nursing home would love to know please comm back
fo-real

Lexington, KY

#23 Oct 2, 2008
iknew clay and imo jean they were both very good people. evidently who ever started this topic didn't know them. people can look at clay and judge him if they want to but when you take a vow of marriage it's till death do you part and what you do after that is between you and god. clay stood by his wife until death and took the very best care of her. some men are just not use to keeping house and no one knows under what circumstances you would do the same. so it's best to leave well enough alone. remarriage is not being a hipocrit. somo one who goes to church and talks about everyone else and want's to judge everyone else now that's a hipocrit. Clay if you read this, which you probally don't God bless you and your wife and keep your head held high. i'm sure imojean would wan't you to be taken care of.
Whatever

AOL

#24 Oct 2, 2008
I am so glad that everyone thinks so highly of Clay. I have always loved my cousin to death. The thing that shocks me, is that the one that started this whole thread apparently didn't know him. I was sure that everyone in the county knew Clay. I guess I was wrong. But, thanks for the wonderful words about him.
wake up people

Corbin, KY

#25 Oct 26, 2008
i think that clay lawson is a very mean person, he likes to bitch about the younger generation, about how they don't know nothing. he is a very pushy person. he likes things to go his way or no way! hes always bragging about what hes got, when he does do something for you he shoves it in your face every time you turn around. the man cant do something nice for anyone without making them feel like a peice of bumming sh*t! and yes he is a church hopper. When he does leave your church thye only thing he can do is put it down bc its not as holy as he is!

Since: Sep 08

AOL

#26 Oct 26, 2008
wake up people wrote:
i think that clay lawson is a very mean person, he likes to bitch about the younger generation, about how they don't know nothing. he is a very pushy person. he likes things to go his way or no way! hes always bragging about what hes got, when he does do something for you he shoves it in your face every time you turn around. the man cant do something nice for anyone without making them feel like a peice of bumming sh*t! and yes he is a church hopper. When he does leave your church thye only thing he can do is put it down bc its not as holy as he is!
MMMhhh, apparently he did something for you and then wanted the glory for it......and told everyone. Let it go. Make a mental note to yourself, the next time you do something or give something to someone, know that the reward is in being anonymous. Don't let anger consume you, learn from the [hurtful] lesson and move on. Don't let what he did to you make you less of a person.:)
Wait a minute

London, KY

#27 Oct 26, 2008
Clay may be a lot of things, but church hopper is not one of them. He and Imogean went to New Home Baptist for decades. He only left there about 2 years ago. Then, he started at Freedom Baptist, now he may go to Roots Branch Baptist some because that is where his new wife belongs. You may see him in alot of churches because he goes and sing at different ones. Clay likes his way in
things, but this don't make him a bad person. Clay means well.
Loosey Goosey

London, KY

#28 Oct 26, 2008
Whatever wrote:
I think he married his second wife sometime in July, possibly the 4th, I can't remember exactly. It may seem soon to some, but he fulfilled everything he needed to fulfill to Imo Jean. He has the rest of his life to live and he should live it happily. They were happy together for years and they loved each other, it was plain to see. The lady he is married to now is a very sweet person and I am sure they are very happy. I have been in church with him many times and sang at many of the same singings and revivals. He is not a church hopper by no means. He travels with his group "The Gospel Travelers" all over the county and beyond. Though it is odd to see them without Imo Jean, as she was a big part of that part of his life. I hope this helps all to understand that have questions about Clay. So lets leave it alone ok. Thank you.
I think it's great that he found someone to love! Statistics show that happily married people usually marry pretty quickly after the death of a spouse! It seems like God wants him to be happy too!
lonely

AOL

#29 Oct 26, 2008
You should never judge someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes. Clay is a good person. When my mom passed away my dad was so lonely that I couldn't bare to see him by himself everyday. My parents we out to eat they would go everywhere together. When I visited him he was so lonely, I found him a nice lady and they become close friends. I don't know how long my mom had been passed away all I know that she was in heaven and dad was here on earth all by himself. I don't know why people think you should not date for a certain time it doesn't matter the one who passed away is not coming back. We have to live and some people needs someone to take care of or to have a companion.
aaa

Corbin, KY

#30 Oct 30, 2008
everyone talks about clay and imo jean, clay and imo jean, its not clay and imo jean ne more. hes got a new wife and shes a sweet heart, its not clay and imo jean any more its clay and gertrude!
Give me a break

London, KY

#31 Oct 30, 2008
Clay was married to Imo Jean for 51 years, so I guess it is alright to say her name. Yes, he is now married to Gertrude, so I guess we are just gonna forget Imo Jean. No way! Clay could marry a dozen times, and we would not forget Imo Jean, nor will Clay forget her either. Gertrude will never take Imo Jean's place in my heart.
Drew

London, KY

#32 Oct 30, 2008
Mli wrote:
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think maybe he was lonesome and needed a companion...someone to talk to...sure she wouldn't want him to spend the rest of his life being sad and lonesome...
Mli you are a wise lady
Tennessee Girl

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#33 Oct 30, 2008
Give me a break wrote:
Clay was married to Imo Jean for 51 years, so I guess it is alright to say her name. Yes, he is now married to Gertrude, so I guess we are just gonna forget Imo Jean. No way! Clay could marry a dozen times, and we would not forget Imo Jean, nor will Clay forget her either. Gertrude will never take Imo Jean's place in my heart.
I know what you are feeling.....my dear aunt remarried at 79 after being a widow for four years. Her new husband mentioned his deceased wife's name, my aunt saw me cringe, she told me that they both had wonderful spouses and they both mention them, they were a major part of their lives and will always be. At first I was surprised but I guess my aunt was just telling me that while she was with a new person, she would always love her deceased husband. Guess that's how you feel about Imo Jean and you have my aunt's permission to keep on feeling that way!!:)
whatever

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#34 Oct 31, 2008
Clay did and still does love Imo Jean. He still does talk about her often and I am sure that Gertrude is not bothered by the mention of her name at all. He was lonely after she passed away and I am glad he found someone to love in Gertrude. Why in the heck should someone stay all alone? Although, I do admit it is a little strange not to say “Clay and Imo Jean” when talking about him. I knew both ladies and they are both special in their own ways. Clay is my cousin so I have known Imo Jean for as long as I have known Clay. Gertrude is friend of my In-laws so I have also known her for years. I am so happy that they got together. She was all alone too.
Gertrude still belongs to Roots Branch Baptist and yes he goes there with her but he still goes to his church. He was a pillar at New Home Baptist for years and left because of apparent differences, but that in no way makes him a church hopper. Apparently the person that started this post doesn’t know him very well. He travels from church to church because of his singing group "The Gospel Travelers". So, they travel as the name implies. I have been to many singings at different churches and have shared the same stage with him a few times as well. I guess that makes me a church hopper too. I travel to different churches when invited to sing. LOL. Some people make me laugh.
When it comes to his singing, yes, he wants things his way and can be a little pushy. But, anyone who is in that position (leader of a group or singer) wants things to be right when it is done. He is known by 90 percent of Clay County and surrounding counties, and has a large fan base so he must be doing something right.
Come on, leave Clay alone ok!
Mista BoJangles

Corbin, KY

#35 Oct 31, 2008
hey yall CLAY took care of his own,and when his wife was sick he was by her side like a REAL man woulda been' I LOVE THAT GUY and Love to bee in church WHEREVER HE's at>>>>>>> >>>>


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HANG in there buddy these guys jest got madd cuz you wouldnt Kiss they A&&s.....
Anonymous

Saint Joseph, MI

#36 Sep 3, 2010
I have to add my own thoughts. I too am a cousin of Clay's on his dad's side. Clay Lawson is a wonderful man and was a wonderful husband to Imo Jean. I wish him nothing but the best and all the blessings he can receive. I met his new wife at my father's funeral at which Clay sang. I enjoy reading the column Clay now writes in the paper. I believe he has a good heart and soul. I believe it's not our place to judge. Let him live his life in peace and happiness. When he sings he is serving the Lord. God bless all of you!
Notgod

Manchester, KY

#37 Aug 19, 2013
Only god can Judge you. But, he is a good guy :) unlike most who post on this topix thingy

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