Rites held for Clayton ‘Clay’ Langford Bagley

Published 4:12 pm Thursday, April 28, 2016

Clayton “Clay” Langford Bagley  was born in Kenbridge, Virginia on August 23, 1940 to Curtis W. Bagley, Sr., and Harriet Boswell Bagley. At an early age, he accepted Christ and was baptized at New Grove Baptist Church, Kenbridge, Virginia.   

He was inducted into the United States Army in November, 1963, served in Viet Nam, and was honorably discharged in 1965.

On June 26, 1966 Clayton married Natherine Jones; they were blessed with three children.

Clayton was a career Police Officer and Detective with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC. He joined MPD on December 5, 1966 and retired on May 10, 1987 after 20 years of service.

He departed this life on April 1, 2016 after fighting on valiantly for the past twelve years.  His legacy lives on in his “Baby Girl”, Marvina Suzette Bagley and his sons, Clayton Reginald “Reggie” and Geoffrey Warren Bagley (Monna), mother of the children Natherine Bagley, grandchildren, Jerett Bernard Coleman, Jalani, Breyana Coleman, Jasmin Aleah  Coleman, Spencer J. Thomas, Robert D. Newbill, Daniel D. Wheeler, D’Andre D. Thomas, and Tamia Marie-Natherine Bagley, one brother, Reverend Dr. Curtis W. Bagley, Jr., (Freda), two nieces, Joy F. Lee and Sarah E. Bagley, nephew, Dr. Curtis W. Bagley, III, a cousin like a “Baby brother”, Deacon Errol Bragg (Audrey) three great nephews, on great, niece and a host of other cousins and friends.

Funeral services were entrusted to JK Johnson Funeral Home Camp Springs, MD. And S. P. Jones & Son Funeral Home Kenbridge, Virginia.

Burial was in the New Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Kenbridge, Virginia.



The family of Clayton Langford Bagley acknowledges with grateful appreciation every prayer, encouragement, hug, and expression of love you have shown us during the passing of our loved one. The word reminds us that “God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.” God bless you all.