Clayton, Janice Lenore (nee Larned)
May 9, 1925 – November 14, 2018
Age 93 of Saint Paul. Janice Lenore Larned Clayton was born May 9, 1925, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Mae Mary Larned (nee Evans) and Chester Herbert Larned. She passed away peacefully during prayers on November 14, 2018, at Episcopal Homes in St. Paul, MN, at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen Clayton (in 1988); her twin daughters, Faye Elizabeth Clayton Artale (in 2006), and Lynn Marie Clayton Pennell (in 2017); her parents; her brother, Col. Royce Parry Larned; her sister-in-law, Betty “Liz” Davis Larned; and her niece, Jennifer Maye Larned. She is survived by her daughter Candyce Clayton of St. Paul, MN; her adored grandchildren Croix Cambria Clayton of Dalian, China; Mitchell Alexandra Clayton and husband Arthur Pedersen of New York City, NY; Arden Faye Pennell of Redwood City, CA; and Tyler Ford Pennell and wife Emily Tejerina Pennell of Montclair, New Jersey; and great-granddaughers Eloise Gabrielle Pennell and Scarlett Jane Pennell of Montclair, NJ; former sons-in-law Dennis Artale of Austin, TX; and Eugene Pennell of Naples, FL; nephew Chester David Larned (Sharon) of Plano, TX; niece Penelope Larned Narramore (Roger) of Longview, TX; great-niece Keeley Larned Pratt (David) and family of Shreveport, LA; great-nephew Bryan Chester Larned (Amanda) and family of Plano, TX; great-nephew William Lee Narramore of Lewisville, TX; great-nephew Royce Clayton Narramore of Brooklyn, NY; and special grandchildren Sarah Jean Shervin and husband Jack Torrey of Minneapolis, MN. Jan will be deeply missed. Funeral service is 1:00 Saturday, December 1, 2018, with visitation at noon. Luncheon will follow the service. All events at Church of the Epiphany Episcopal Church, 4900 Nathan Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55442. The family requests that memorials be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center, or Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank, or Church of the Epiphany Episcopal Church, Plymouth, MN. (Published in the Star Tribune on Nov. 25, 2018).