Faye Clayton

Oct 16th, 1944 - Jan 11th, 2021

Visitation:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Jan. 20th, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Service:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Jan. 20th, 2021 12:00 p.m.

Burial:

Blairsville Cemetery

Wed, Jan. 20th, 2021

Faye Clayton

Delores “Faye” Clayton, 76, of Carbondale, Illinois, formerly of Carterville, passed away at 10:41 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.

Faye was born on October 16, 1944 in Carterville, Illinois, a daughter to the late Walter Ray and Harriet Alberta (Robertson) Smith. Faye married Danny Clayton on December 27, 1997 in Marion, Illinois and he survives.

Faye spent her working years in the food industry as a cook at the SIU Student Center. She enjoyed spending her mornings drinking a cup of coffee. She enjoyed being outdoors, going camping, and cooking for the family. She was a member of the Cottage Home Baptist Church.

Faye is survived by her husband, Danny Clayton; biological children, Shelia Mann and Dennis (Jamie) Brown; son, David (Catherine) Clayton; daughters, Kendra (fiancé Tony McCoy) Clayton, Debra (James) Mueller; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild on the way; and brother, David Smith.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Ray and Harriet Alberta Smith.

Funeral Services will be held at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Thomas L. Monroe officiating. Burial will follow the service at Blairsville Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, social distancing and the wearing of masks will be required.

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6 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Joanne Clayton

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: January 15, 2021

    Faye was such a delightful person to be around and had such a kind heart. May she be at peace now. My condolences to the entire family.

  • Guest: Aunt Dee Clayton Hall

    From: Port Richey, Florida

    Date: January 16, 2021

    Danny, I’m so sorry to hear of Faye’s passing. I know what you are going through. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love to you.

  • Guest: Kendra Clayton

    From: Milwaukee , Wisconsin

    Date: January 16, 2021

    Faye came into my dads (Danny) at the perfect time in his life. If it wasnt for her being there way back then I dont think my dad will still be here today. I thank you for that Faye and I Love You So Very Much. She loved everybody and people loved her as well…my you rest in heaven til we see each other again…its not good bye but see you later

  • Guest: Everett Wade

    From: Winter Haven, Florida

    Date: January 16, 2021

    WE ARE SO SORRY TOHEAR OF YOUR LOSS AND PRAY GOD WILL BE WITH ALL OF YOU DURING THIS TIME. DUE TO THE VIRUS WE WILL NOT ATTEND THE FUNERAL.
    UNCLE EVERETT AND DOROTHY

  • Guest: Kendra Clayton

    From: Milwaukee , Wisconsin

    Date: January 17, 2021

    Faye came into my dads (Danny) life at the perfect time…and I thank you for that Faye…I love you so much and you will be missed…its not good bye but see you later

  • Guest: Devinn Clayton

    From: Dearborn Heights, Michigan

    Date: January 20, 2021

    You’ve impacted my life more than you know, and I’m so thankful for the fond memories I have with you. You will be greatly missed.