Athens Review, Athens, Texas

November 18, 2013

Janet Clayton


The Athens Review

Athens — Funeral services for Janet Clayton, 92, of LaRue, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at Poynor Baptist Church in Poynor with the Rev. Jeff Godwin officiating. Burial will be at Poynor Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston.

Mrs. Clayton passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Katy.

Janet was born Oct. 15, 1921 in Beaumont to George and Augusta Cornelia Tipton.

She was a member of Poynor Baptist Church and Frankston Garden Club. Mrs. Clayton was a teacher for 31 years, and also taught Sunday school.

She is preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Homer Ferrell Clayton; and brothers, Ray Tipton and George Tipton. Jr.

Survivors include: her son, Dennis Clayton and wife Nelda of Katy; daughter, Judy Ray and husband Jerry of Houston; grandchildren, Dennis Brian Clayton and wife Elaine, Melinda Rhee Clayton, Jerry Mark Ray and wife Elizabeth, all of Houston; great-grandchildren, Brian Zachary Clayton, Alexander James Ferrell Ray, and Mark Austin Michael Ray, all of Houston.

Pallbearers will be Bubba Holcomb, Eugene Ethridge, Jerry Max Douglas, Keith Bristow, Bob Walker and Duane Nichols.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lowell Bristow and Marvin Holcomb.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at Autry Funeral Home in Frankston.