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Clela Philpott Poindexter

Clela Philpott Poindexter
  • December 11, 1920 - December 23, 2018
  • Ladson, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Charleston Firefighter Support Team
    6390 Dorchester Rd
    North Charleston, SC 29418

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J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414
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“Sandy - I'm very sorry for your loss. I have such great memories when all of the Philpotts would get together for holidays. Lots of laughter always...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon Philpott - White Salmon, WA

“Sandy and Reggie, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Clela was always such a joy to be around and held a special place in my heart. She and Beulah...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jo Ellen Archer - Richmond, VA

“Sandy,Reggie my sincere condolences to you all. Clela was a beautiful person with a fantastic personality. My sincere condolences to all the family. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jimmy Grimes - Jacksonville, FL

“Sandy & Reggie,I was so sad to hear of Clela's passing. 98 years...that's wonderful!! I have so many great memories of your mother! I loved her...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Melissa Schellenberger - IN

“Very sorry for the lost of your loved one May God the hearer of prayers comfort you during this difficult time and give you strength. 2 cor. 1:4 ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Sure will miss you. Love you Clela. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Reggie Barnes - Family

Clela Philpott Poindexter, 98, of Ladson, South Carolina, widow of Charles Poindexter entered into eternal rest Sunday, December 23, 2018. The family will receive friends Friday, December 28, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Riverview Memorial Park.

Clela was born December 11, 1920 in Roanoke, Virginia, daughter of the late John P. Philpott and Mammie Peery Philpott. She was a retired newspaper clerk with the Post And Courier.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Barnes (Reginald) of Charleston, SC, nine grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and special friend Marcia Schneider. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her three sons, William Poindexter, Victor Poindexter and Ronald Poindexter, Sr.

Memorials may be made to Charleston Firefighter Support Team, 6390 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418 and/or the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406