Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
Faye Eileen Clay, 86, ended her earthly journey on May 28, 2013, with her children by her side.
She was born Sept. 26, 1926, to Wesley and Nettie Mae Fetters of Rockford. On Feb. 25, 1947, she married Paul H. Clay, who joined his heavenly Father on July 16, 2004.
Surviving are her daughter, Patricia Clay Stucker, and her son-in-law, Lynwood "Woody" Stucker.
She graduated in 1944 from Rockford High School and continued education at the International School of Business in Fort Wayne, Ind., graduating in 1946.
She was one of the founders of the Old Fashioned Farmers Association, and was active in that group until her move to Orlando, Fla., in 2005. She was church organist for the Hillsdale United Brethren church for many years. She was active as an assistant Girl Scout leader from 1956-1962. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and gave constant support for her husband and daughter in their various endeavors. From 1971 until 1996, she worked for The American Budget Co. as an office manager and bookkeeper.
She enjoyed sewing, playing the organ, cooking, traveling, puzzles, gardening, shopping and taking care of her cats. While in Orlando, she was an active member of Christ Community Church, and enjoyed the fellowship of her church family.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Christ Community Church, Orlando.