Forget the Urn, Mayo Jars Are Where It’s At
You know how after someone dies, there's always a couple people close by saying "well...this is how he would've wanted it"? I hope nobody ever says THIS about me:
Larry Clinton, of Bessemer City, N.C. grew up eating the spread and loved it so much, the 67-year-old told his wife one day at a funeral service that he wanted his cremated remains to be buried in an empty jar, his daughter Teresa Clinton-Edge said.
What began as a joke turned into a family’s quest over 20 years to find suitable Duke’s jar for their dad.
“My father eats Duke’s Mayonnaise on everything: peaches, pears, baloney sandwiches, banana sandwiches,” Clinton-Edge told ABC News. “He says he cannot remember a time that Duke’s wasn’t a part of his family and the food. I’m 43 and that’s the only mayo we’ve ever eaten.”
Duke's Mayonnaise made a custom jar label with Clinton's name on it: