57-year-old Flora resident, Mike Clayton, died Saturday, July 20 in Champaign, IL. For the past 7 years, he had been as a truck driver for Filmor Express. For many years earlier, he worked for Maverick. He was also a member of the Flora Elks Lodge #1659, Flora Moose Lodge # 1384, Sons of the American Legion and the NRA.
Survivors include his wife, Paula of Flora; a son, Kenny Thatcher of Nevada; a brother, three sisters, several grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mike Clayton will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Bestow Cemetery at Geff.
Memorials may be made to “Fur A Good Paws” and will be accepted at the Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora which is in charge of all the arrangements.