Peaceful 09

Sarah Mae Clayton

July 12, 1954 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 65)


Sarah Mae Clayton was born on July 12, 1954 to the union of Eula Mae and John Henry Clayton Sr. in Tunica, MS. She was the first born of eight siblings.

Sarah accepted Christ at an early age. She received some education in Tunica, MS. She later moved to Chicago, IL where she attended Jackson Boulevard Christian Church. She furthered her education at Crane High School. She also worked many years at Toosie Toy and Brach’s Candy. 

Sarah was very loving and a provider. She loved to cook, shop, play bingo, and watch her investigation channels. She welcomed anyone with open arms whether it was for a meal, place to stay, or just a listening ear. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Eula Mae and John Henry Clayton Sr., her children: Tyriunna and Cordius Clayton Sr.; grandson: Jalen Clayton and a special partner Dennis Pickett. 

On June 23, 2020 God handpicked his flower. Sarah leaves to cherish her memory; Her loving kids: Daron, Tracina, Dennis (Cher); Her siblings: Fannie, Adell, Christine (Fred), John (Doris), Marvell, and Wyconda; Twenty-one grandchildren; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

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July 1, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Joseph R. Jones Funeral Home
5515 W Chicago
Chicago, IL 60651

July 2, 2020

10:00 AM
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
7661 West 63rd Place
Summit, IL 60501

Funeral Service
July 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
7661 West 63rd Place
Summit, IL 60501

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