Dorthy M. Claytor, 87, of Decatur, Illinois, went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 19, 2016.
Funeral service will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church Decatur, Illinois, Wednesday August 24, 2016 at
11:00 a.m. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the church also. Burial will be in Point
Pleasant Cemetery, Long Creek, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church or to the Baptist
Childrens Home and Family Services, Carmi, Illinois. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the
Dorthy was born in August of 1928 the daughter of Acel and Macey Peel. Dorthy was retired from Magna Bank. She
was a devoted Christian and taught Sunday School for many years. Dorthy was a devoted wife, loving mom and
caring grandma who will be sadly missed.
Surviving are her husband Arthur W. Claytor, sons Allen Wayne (Dee) Claytor of Sullivan, Illinois,
Tim (Jean) Claytor of Kansas City, Missouri, and foster son Ray (Terry) Storey of Mt. Zion, Illinois, her seven
grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and her longtime friend Janet.
Dorthy was preceded by her parents, one brother and one sister.
The family would like to thank Hickory Point Christian Village, Sullivan Rehabilitation Health Care Center for all
the loving care given to Dorthy.
A special thanks to Dorthy’s church family for providing the services.