Grace Mayden

Godfrey | Tuesday, December 21 2021 |

Grace Lorene Mayden, 89, of Godfrey, IL, passed away at 7:42 a.m. Tues. Dec. 21, 2021, at her home while under hospice care surrounded by her family.

She was born Oct 17, 1932, in Clay City, IL to the late Warren & Vera (Brown) Lutz.

Grace’s life was especially blessed with family and by being married to her husband, Frank Lee Mayden for over 67 years before his death on Dec. 26, 2019.  They married on March 2, 1952, in Clay City.  Surviving are their five sons, Donald (Lynn) Mayden of Alhambra, Illinois, Richard L. (Michelle) Mayden of Ballwin, Missouri, Charles (Chris) Mayden of Alton, Illinois, Michael (Darlene) Mayden of O’Fallon, Illinois, and Patrick (Michelle) Mayden of Alton; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by a sister: Dorothea Pringle of Clay City, IL.

She had been a long-time member of Main St. United Methodist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 5 sisters: Evelyn Lutz, Wilma Lybarger, Ninetta Wilson, Berneta Weiler, and Norene Nettleton.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. Mon. Dec. 27, 2021, at Paynic Home for Funerals.  Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to  BSA Troop #22, 104 Mary Jo Dr., Swansea, IL 62226.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Paynic Home for Funerals may be found at

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