Mary Ellen Clayton

November 24, 1933 - September 27, 2021


Obituary For Mary Ellen Clayton

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Mary Ellen Clayton on Monday, September 27th, 2021.

The funeral service will be Saturday October 2nd at 11:00 AM at Macedonia Baptist Church Goldmine Rd in Grantville.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary on Friday.

Mary Ellen Clayton, better known as “Big Not” was born November 24,
1933 to the late Bishop Sr and Mattie Mae Render in Grantville,

Big Not attended Luthersville Elementary and High where she received
her high school diploma. She received Christ at an early age and join the
Macedonia Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She
loved the Lord and served also at MT Zion Holiness Church currently
know as “The City of Zion Deliverance Tabernacle” and also served at
the Prosperity Outreach Prayer Band All of Luthersville Georgia. She was
united in holy matrimony to Jimmy Richard Clayton in 1950. To this
union four children were born. She was employed with the Bonnell
Aluminum Company for 22 years and Coweta General Hospital for a number of years.

After retirement, she worked briefly at Precious Hearts Daycare in
Luthersville, Georgia. She was later elected to the Luthersville City Council where she served until her health declined.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Richard Clayton; two
daughters, Linda Favors and Beverly Clayton; one Son, Gerome Ronald
Clayton; one great grandson, Brandon Michael Woodard.

She is lovingly survived by one son Roy Michael Clayton and loving
daughter Annie J. Clayton; and son-in-law Clarence Favors;
grandchildren Sabrina Clayton, Erica Woodard, Maurice (Helen)
Woodard, Effily (Lee Lee) Langford, Jessica (Eric) Ware, Jeremiah
(Kimberly) Clayton, Krystal Rosser, Amanda (Harry) Watkins; one sister
Minister Rosa Tate; one sister-in-law Elizabeth Render; one brother-inlaw Mack (Juanita) Clayton; sixteen great grands Taneshia, Jasmine,
Elandra, Pastor Errick, Maurica, Jayln, Jeremiah Jr, Marcus, Anthony,
Jaslyn, Antasia, Andasia, Andarius, Asiayuna, Anthevia , Amaiha; three
great great grands Arriayah, Russell III, Jaliyah; and a host of nieces,
nephews, cousins and friends.






04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220

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Funeral Service

11:00 AM

Macedonia Baptist Church
824 Goldmine Road
Grantville , GA 30220

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  • Praying for Strength 🙏

  • I worked with Mrs. Mary at Bonnell before she retired such a sweet and funny person to work with always kept you laughing. Rest in paradise Mrs. Mary.

  • Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. Ps 115:16 I am so sorry for your loss

  • Words cannot express how sorry we are at the lost of your dear mother rest in peace Mrs Mary with love The Caldwell's Henry and Gloria

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