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Claudia Gathers
Nov 04, 1963 to Jul 01, 2018


Claudia Gathers, 54, departed this earthly life on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at his residence. Born November 4, 1963, in Sumter County, he was the son of the late Carolina and Pearl Thompson Gathers. He received his education in the public schools of Sumter County and was a 1981 graduate of Hillcrest High School. Claudia worked several jobs during his life, notably mobile home construction and most recently Carpet Wholesales for 15 years. Claudia was a hard worker and a “Jack of all trades”. Claudia was a lifetime member of Wayman Chapel A. M. E. Church, where he was a faithful member of the Sons of Allen, Male Chorus and Senior Usher Board. His memories will be cherished by: his wife, Deloris Stavis Gathers; one son, Krayphonz Walcott of the home; one brother, Willie Charles (Diane) Gathers of Sumter; two aunts, Eleanora Gathers of Wedgefield and Janie Gayle of Hampton, VA; one stepson, Reggie Stavis of Wedgefield; a special niece, Heaven Stavis of Sumter; five brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; a host of other nieces, nephews, special cousins, relatives and friends. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 43 James Haskell Road, Wedgefield. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 11 a. m. from the Wayman Chapel A. M. E. Church, 160 North Kings Highway, Sumter, with the Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Broughton, Jr., pastor, eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the church at 10 a. m.. The funeral procession will leave the home at 10:30 a. m. Burial will be in the Wayman Chapel A. M. E. Churchyard Cemetery.
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