Rebecca Clayton 1982 ~ 2009 Rebecca Clayton, born November 15, 1982, in Sandy, Utah, to John Naylor Clayton and Janice Larsen Clayton, died in her sleep, October 12, 2009, freed at last from the bondages of mortality and "encircled about eternally in the arms of God's love." She is survived by her parents and grandparents, John L. Clayton, and Chester and Mary Ellen Larsen; eight siblings, John L. (Heidi) Clayton, Andrea (Trent) Dransfield, Sharon (Daniel) Draper, Kristin (Spencer) Phillips, Matthew (Annie) Clayton, Carolyn (Hutch) Hicken, Adam (Jessica) Clayton, and Daniel Clayton, and nineteen nieces and nephews. Her grandmother, Farrell N. Clayton preceded her in death. A graveside service will be held, Saturday, October 17th, at 2:00 p.m., at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, Utah. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. The family requests that donations be made to NAMI Utah, in Rebecca's name instead of flowers.

Published by Deseret News on Oct. 16, 2009.
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Dear John and Jan: We remember your children when we lived in Michigan and while we have kept in touch with the Clayton's from a distance we have not followed the children. What a lovely picture of Rebecca. We think in our mind of the talents and abilities she must have had and can now use. Like you, we are grateful for the Lord's plan for all his children and know we can be together again as families. Our love to you. Roger and Jackie Campbell
October 27, 2009
Dear Sister Clayton, I just learned of your loss, I am so husband & I have twins who have benifited so much from NAMI. Our thoughts & prayers are with your family at this time. Love, Betty & Bill Ward (Draper Temple organist substitute)
Betty Ward
October 26, 2009
Dear Jan, I was so shocked to hear of the death of your daughter, Becky. Thanks to Paul Jones for letting the temple organists know. There are several in my family that have benefited from NAMI and I have made a donation there in Becky's name. Carolyn Roush
October 25, 2009

October 22, 2009
John and Jan,

Our condolences to you and your family. I am sure Rebecca is happy and healthy in paradise with her loved ones, learning new things and progressing toward Eternal Life.


Carole and Colin
Carole Kwok
October 21, 2009
My condolences to the clayton family. I didn't know Rebecca very well. she was always so quiet and kept to herself. after awhile Rebecca began to speak to me. she is a beautiful young woman i will miss seeing her around.
Palmer Court Staff
October 20, 2009
John & Jan -

Valerie and I were out of town last week, so I just heard this morning of Rebecca's passing. We are so sorry. Please accept our deepest and heartfelt sympathies.

With love and kind regards -

Scott & Valerie
Scott Lindley
October 19, 2009
John, Jan, and family,

We were so saddened to learn of Rebecca's passing. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying that our Heavenly Father's blessings pour out upon you. You have always been there for support, so please accept our condolences and support.

Rick and LeAnn
October 19, 2009
The thing I remember most about Becky was how amazingly unselfish and loving she was. She would always go out of her way to help a friend no matter what. That is probably why I fell in love with her. The time we shared together was the happiest time in my life. She will be deeply missed. My love and prayers go out to her and the Clayton family.
Jared Palesh
October 18, 2009
To the Clayton Family:

You don’t know me and I didn’t know Rebecca, although I am a teacher and volunteer for NAMI Utah. I was saddened to read of Rebecca’s death. I looked at her picture and thought, “What a beautiful girl.”

I’m very sensitive to those who have been lost and I sincerely give you my heartfelt condolences.

October 18, 2009
Dear John, Jan and Clayton Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We are so blessed to know that the separation from Becky will be for a time and that we'll all be reunited once again.

With love and respect,
Duane and Carol Ann Conder-Lowder
October 18, 2009
I love that this is the picture you chose because this is exactly how I remember sweet Becky. I'm so sorry for your loss and I just wanted you to know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers and I pray the spirit will give you peace and comfort in such a time of grief. All our love Clayton family..
Chris and Crystal (Caylor) Burningham
October 17, 2009
Jan, John, and Family,

Words can't express how heartbroken we are for all of you. Your family has been there for my family many times over the years. Miles and time have changed things over the years, but the love of true and valued friends never change. We love you all so very much and hope that your knowledge of Eternal Families will bring you peace and comfort.
All our love,
Jeff and Jodi(Piner) Hartley
October 17, 2009
Dear Clayton Family, I want you to know how much others care for you and your family and how sorry we were to hear of your great loss. I know of your great faith and know that it will sustain you through this sad time.
Don Ward
October 17, 2009
Clayton Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of being a young child and hanging out with Becky. She always lightened a room when she entered and was a great friend. She will be greatly missed by everyone, Until we meet again. Becky will always be in my thoughts. Becky Williams
Becky Williams
October 16, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Bruce & Vivienne Sullivan
Bruce & Vivienne Sullivan
October 16, 2009
I read the sweet obituary of your beautiful daughter today. Thank you for wanting donations to go to Nami. My daughter is the same age as yours and struggles with mental illness and has spent time with a kind worker from Nami. They have given her Hope and helped her with lifes problems so she can spend more time with her 5 year old daughter. My Love and prayers go to your Family at this time. I send my condolences, knowing our Heavenly Father will comfort and be with you at this time and always. Someone who Cares
October 16, 2009
Dear Clayton family,
I was so sad to hear about Becky. I loved getting to know her and she will truly be missed. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Marci Heugly
Marci Heugly
October 16, 2009
Jan & John, I'm sorry to hear about Becky. She now one of the angles. Grandma Katie was there to meet her upon her arrival. May you find peace at this tragic time. My thought and prayers are with you.

October 16, 2009
Dearest Clayton Family,
We are so heartbroken to hear of the loss of Becky. You been of so much support to our famliy, please let us know how we can support you in this time of need. I know that my mother has been right by your side during this ordeal and would have wanted you to know how much that she loves your family.
Tammy and Andy Zaelit
Tammy Henrie Zaelit
October 16, 2009
To my Clayton love and prayers are with all of you. You have each been such a special part of my life and I love you. Becky too made an important mark in my heart and will be fondly remembered. I am thankful that we have knowledge of the plan of salvation and temple ordinances to sustain us during this time of sorrow. my love eternally, Dar
Darlene Hamlin
October 16, 2009
Dear Clayton Family,

I am sorry for your loss. Becky was an amazing person! I will never forget her cute spunky personality as we were growing up in the sixth ward. She will be greatly missed. Heavenly father loves the Claytons so much for all the good you do and he will bless you with comfort and peace.

Love you, Rosie (Simmons) Skinner
Rosie Skinner
October 16, 2009
Dear Dr and Mrs Clayton:
I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I lost my daughter 2 years ago so I can know the pain that you are experiencing. My you be blessed and comforted.
Colleen Lamb,RN
October 16, 2009
We pray that the love of our Heavenly Father enfolds you during your difficult times and that He helps you heal with the passage of time. (Friends of Cari & Hutch)
Mary Beth and Chad North
October 16, 2009
It was an honor to know and work with Rebecca, and she will be missed. Our thoughts are with your family.
Suzanne Riddle
October 16, 2009
Love you, sister.
October 16, 2009
Dear Claytons,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. You were amazing parents and siblings to an amazing daughter.
Love, Cheryl McBride
October 16, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Jane and Brent Tucker
October 16, 2009
To Becky’s family: Beyond her mortal pain and confusion I could always sense the sweetness of her eternal soul. If we’re here on earth to gather experience and taste the bitter, I know that Rebecca accomplished her mortal mission. She always reminded me of a gentle, beautiful butterfly struggling to break through. Because of the gift of the Atonement she can now find joy and peace. I hope to be able to talk with her when my time comes and I get there. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. May you find peace and comfort in your sure knowledge of the Atonement.
October 16, 2009
Dear Jan, John and Family,

My heart is broken and my prayers are with you. Heavenly Father will keep Becky in his care until you are all with her again.

Love, Cheryl Paskins
October 15, 2009
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