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Louise Marshall Clanton

June 15, 1930 ~ April 17, 2020 (age 89)

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Hartsville – Mrs. Louise Marshall Clanton, 89, went to be with The Lord on Friday morning, April 17th, 2020, while at The Retreat at Carolina Bay.

A private graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 19th, 2020, from Magnolia Cemetery with Reverend Lin Kirkman officiating.

A native and lifelong resident of Hartsville, Louise was a daughter of the late Elijah & Mary Marshall.  She retired from the Peoples Bank of Hartsville, was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and greatly loved her Sunday School Class.  Louise also loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

Surviving are her children, Dr. Rick (Margaret) Clanton of Charleston and Susan (Carl) Watkins of Hartsville; grandchildren: Shannon (Chad) Lyerly of Florence, Brad (Errica) Watkins of Charleston, Meredith (Patrick) Onufrak of Charleston, Dr. Lauren Leah Clanton of Charleston; great-grandchildren: Beckham Watkins, Sylvia Watkins, Cade Lyerly, Josie Lyerly, Aiden Bentley, and Jackson Bentley; special niece, Linda Williams and nephew, Jamie Byrd; also, adopted son, Steve Jeffords.   

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raeford Lee “R.L.” Clanton; son, Floyd Clanton; sister, Willie Jeffords; and sister and brother-in-law, Doris & James Byrd. 

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to caretakers, Shonda Johnson and Patricia McCall.    

Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice at 115 North Fifth Street, Hartsville, South Carolina, 29550.

Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville is honored to be serving the Clanton family. 

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