|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1888|
St. Louis City
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 1970|
Obituary from the Edwardsville Intelligencer (Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois), Tuesday, February 17, 1970:
Mrs. Loretta A. Gutke Clayton, 81, a former resident of Pocahontas, died at 2:25 p.m. Monday in St. Vincent's Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, where she had been a patient for 10 days.
Mrs. Clayton was born July 26, 1888, in St. Louis. She was married to the late Sylvester (Vesty) Clayton on May 23, 1917, in Clayton, Mo. Mr. Clayton preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1958.
The Claytons were the publishers, from 1923 to 1958, of the News Patriot of Pocahontas, a weekly newspaper.
Mrs. Clayton is survived by one son, Edward Clayton of Springfield, and by one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Harris Funeral Home, Highland. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery.
Sylvester Clayton (1888 - 1958)*
Plot: Row S, Space 33
Created by: TammyG
Record added: Dec 22, 2012
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