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Charlotte Wayland Clarke
  • Camp Rise Above
    2385 Cross Timbers Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
  • First United Methodist Church
    12 21st Avenue
    Isle of Palms, SC 29451

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“Charlotte was such a gracious, sweet and kind woman. She was simply the best. Sending sympathy and love to her family! ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lona Vest - Work

“Loved Charlotte so very much. She was such a sweetheart. Enjoyed all our visits with her and her family. She will definitely be missed but will...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Patty Fishel - Winchester, VA

“Charlotte was my cousin and I loved growing up with her in Front Royal. She was a very special person in my life and I always looked up to her like...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Fleming - Orange Park, FL

“Charlotte was a special friend and lady. Always a beautiful smile and a friendly greeting for all. She will be missed by all, who knew her. Sending...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Welch - Saluda, NC - Friend

“We were so saddened to hear of Charlotte´s passing. She always had kind words and a smile for everyone. She will be greatly missed but, oh! The...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Pat R Ross and Tom Sanders

“Dear Candace, Steve and Steven ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Katy and Tom Leydic - SC - Friend

“Faye remembers making Charlotte a pound cake for many birthdays. Also many drinks on our porch when we lived on IOP . Also a trip to New Orleans and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ben Morrison and Faye Morrison

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Mother. Just know that Steve, Candance , and Stephen are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Floyd and Emmy Honts - Friend


Charlotte Wayland Clarke, 85, of Isle of Palms, SC, widow of Edward Clarke, entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 10, 2021. Her memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in First United Methodist Church, 12 21st Avenue, Isle of Palms at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Charlotte was born May 26, 1936 in Washington, District of Columbia, daughter of the late James Nelson Wayland and the late Virginia Gore Wayland and grew up in Fort Royal, VA. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Medical College of Virginia (now known as Virginia Commonwealth University).

She and her family moved to the Isle of Palms in 1977. Charlotte loved the island and walked the beach every morning with friends while fulfilling her role on Turtle Patrol. She was a Registered Nurse and loved caring for the elderly. Later she went into real estate where she excelled. Charlotte and her husband Edward owned Beachside Real Estate for years. She was awarded Top Producer for many years and served on several real estate boards. Charlotte loved to go to camp every year to support and have fun with children dealing with cancer and other illnesses. The First United Methodist Church-Isle of Palms was very important in Charlotte's life and she served on many committees and enjoyed helping out.

Charlotte was an amazing Mom, Nana and business woman. Charlotte's innate gift was that of hospitality. Whether it was parties, a church get-together or the Beachcombers group, she always made everyone feel welcome.

She is survived by her daughter, Candace Leigh Clarke of Charleston, SC; son, Steven Wayne Clark, Sr., and grandson, Steven Wayne Clarke, Jr. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Russell Wayland and her sister, Shirley Wayland.

Memorials may be made to Camp Rise Above, 2385 Cross Timbers Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or First United Methodist Church, 12 21st Ave., Isle of Palms, SC 29451.