Eileen Clayton

October 8, 1923May 2, 2018

Mary Eileen Clayton, 94, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Valley View Health Campus. She was born October 8, 1923 in Mansfield, Ohio to Albert and Blanche (Edwards) Schnug. After her mother’s death in 1927, she was adopted by her maternal grandparents, William and Mary Edwards. She later came to Fremont, where she was raised by an aunt and uncle, Margaret and Ted Jones.

She was a 1941 graduate of Fremont Ross High School who worked at the Howard Zink Company and the Fremont Savings Bank. In 1948 she married Roy Clayton at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fremont. He preceded her in death in 2003. She was also preceded in death by a cousin, Marcia Jones Wallace, who was like a sister to her. She is survived by a daughter, Sara (Robert) Meyers of Bexley, Ohio; a son, Drew, of Fremont; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will take place at 2:00P.M. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 120 S. Park Ave, Fremont, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the church.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch Street, Fremont, Ohio, 43420.

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