Margaret “Jean “Clayton, 93 of Mt. Zion died at 10 am. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in
Eastview Terrace Nursing Home in Sullivan, Illinois.
Funeral service celebrating her life will be 11 am. Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the
Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (345 West Main Street Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549) with
Pastor Mike Wakeland officiating. Visitation will be one hour before in the church.
Burial will be in Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church.
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
Margaret “Jean” was born in November of 1923 in Decatur the daughter of Wilbur A.
and Mabel Dickey. She graduated from Mt. Zion High School and worked in
accounting for Illinois Power Company. She served as a State Officer in the Mt. Zion
Rebekah Lodge and was a member for sixty-four years. She married Raymond
Clayton in October of 1944. He preceded her in death in March of 2011.
Surviving are her sons, Vernon Clayton of Mt. Zion, Ron Clayton and his wife Phyllis,
of Athens, Tennessee, grandchildren, Wendy Marie Clayton St. Cyr, Jody Clayton
Mason, and Tony Odell Clayton, four great grandchildren and two great-great
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son Kevin Ray