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Gertrude Louise Clayton

Gertrude Louise Clayton
  • November 29, 1937 - February 19, 2018
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to.
  • Wando Woods Baptist Church
    4123 Dorsey Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“So sorry for your loss. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Veronica Burt - North Charleston, SC

“My deepest sympathies to David, Sherry & all the family. Thank you for sharing the pictures of Trudy through the years. I know my grandmother,...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Karren Tenney - Goose Creek, SC

“I have fond memories of Ms. Trudy growing up. She never walked by without a kind word. Her home was always open. She will be greatly missed. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Ridenour - Charelston, SC

“As her Sunday School teacher, Ms. Trudy was such a cheerful participant in our class. She will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sarah Schrodetzki - Charleston, SC

“So sorry for your loss David. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Liming - Dillsboro, IN

Caroline Taylor, Nancy McKay, Agnes Sillivant in Charlotte, NC July 1960. “Trudy's mother Agnes and my mother, Caroline, were sisters. I am so sorry to learn of my cousin's passing. I remember her and her brothers, Richard,...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Wayne Taylor - Seattle, WA

“Trudie will be missed very much. She was such a sweet lady.It has been my pleasure to call her friend & neighbor for many years.Gloria Infinger ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Gloria Infinger - SC

J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods ChapelPHONE: (843) 723-2524ACCT: 108007 Run on: Wednesday, February 21, 2018Gertrude Louise Sillivant ClaytonGertrude Louise Sillivant Clayton, 80, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of David D. Clayton, Sr. entered into eternal rest Monday, February 19, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 p.m until 8:00 p.m. in the Northwoods Chapel.

Gertrude was born November 29, 1937 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Richard Edward Sillivant and Agnes Elsey Sillivant. She was a member of Wando Woods Baptist Church for almost 60 years, active in the Wando Woods Sunday School, "Keenagers" and WMU. She was a member of the Petal Pushers and Wando Woods Garden Clubs, Clemson Extension Homemakers Club, and a 4-H Leader. She worked as a telephone operator in her early twenties and attended nursing school at Roper Hospital. Gertrude loved to travel with her husband and her church friends. She visited with shut-ins and always gave of herself and her time to others with willingness and joy.

She is survived by her son, David D. Clayton, Jr. of North Charleston, SC; daughter, Sherri Clayton Ranta and her husband Jeffrey of Conway, SC; brother-in-law, Clyde H. Clayton and his wife Eleanor of North Charleston, SC; two sisters-in-law: Mary "Pat" E. Seabrook of Cape May, NJ and Nell C. Dearman of Mansfield, TX; three grandchildren: Matthew David Clayton, Ashley Shannon Ranta and Joshua Clayton Ranta; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.She was predeceased by her brothers Richard E. Sillivant, Gordon S. Sillivant and Ronald F. Sillivant.

Memorials may be made to Wando Woods Baptist Church, 4123 Dorsey Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405.