Carolyn J. Guyton

Riverhead resident Carolyn J. Guyton died Feb. 17 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 69.

Born Aug. 22, 1950, in Greenville, N.C., she was the daughter of Henry and Eva (Spruill) Clemons.

Ms. Guyton worked at Suffolk Life Newspapers and retired as a housekeeper at Peconic Bay Medical Center. According to family, she enjoyed reading, yard work and casinos.

Predeceased by a son, Jason Guyton, in 1993, she is survived by her husband, Steve; her children Lawanda Clemons, Jawanda Bland and Jeremy Guyton, all of Riverhead; her mother, of North Carolina; many siblings; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Saturday, Feb. 29, at 10 a.m. at Galilee Church of God in Christ in Riverhead, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Riverhead Cemetery.

McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead is assisting the family.