Florence Clary's obituary , Passed away on May 15, 2024 in Gaffney, South Carolina

Florence Clary

July 6, 1932 - May 15, 2024 (91 years old)

Gaffney, South Carolina

Florence Clary's obituary , Passed away on May 15, 2024 in Gaffney, South Carolina

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Florence Clary Obituary

With solemn reverence, we commemorate Florence Clary of Gaffney, South Carolina, whose life came to an end on May 15, 2024 at the age of 91, leaving behind cherished memories. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family.

She was predeceased by : her parents, John Thomas "Tom" Sanders and Mary "Ellen" Atkins Sanders; her husband Ray Ellison Clary; her former life partner Joe Dean Spencer; and her siblings, Mary Frances Sanders of Gaffney, Ruth Sanders Lancaster Burgess of Staunton, VA, John Thomas Sanders, Jr., Roy N. Sanders "Nick" of Mechanicsville, VA, Jesse Ervin Sanders "Jesse" and Vernon Lee Sanders "Vernon" of Gaffney, SC..

She is survived by : her daughters, Susan Blackwood Spearman (Danny) of Lexington, SC, Mary Blackwood Starnes and Martha Blackwood Shaw (Jerry) of Gaffney, SC; her granddaughter Jennifer Spearman Swanner (Ryan); her great grandchildren, Jackson Knox Swanner "Jack" and Logan Everett Swanner "Logan" of Lexington, SC; her siblings-in-law, Mike Blackwood and Lutrica Blackwood Bridges of Gaffney; her nieces and nephews, Laura Lancaster Lembke of Virginia, Carol Blackwood of Gaffney, Wendy Blackwood Hamil of Tryon, NC, Joe Millwood, Don Millwood (Anita), Cherryville, Jan Millwood (Lynn), Vernon Lee Sanders (Julie) and Frank Wright (Pam, family: Jay Lancaster); her extended family, Vickie Spencer Phillips (Tommy), Julisa Centeno (Juan), Abriana Centeno of Asheville, NC, Jill Clary Stevenson (Dan) and Jay Ellison Clary (Delette); her brother Guy Clary (Marrsue); and also, Andrew, Ellison Clary and Ben Kercher. She is also survived by her two great grandsons and dining out with friends.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, May 18th 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Frederick Memorial Gardens (986 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341).

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, (Feeding of the Homeless), P.O. Box 1449, Gaffney, SC 29342.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory



Sat

May 18

Graveside service

Frederick Memorial Gardens
986 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341

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