LIBERTY HILL – Nell Clyburn, 98, of Liberty Hill, widow of William (Tommy) Clyburn, passed away, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.
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She was the daughter of the late Ernest Milton Catoe Sr. and the late Stella Mungo Catoe. She was born in Kershaw on October 26, 1915.
Mrs. Clyburn was a graduate of Kershaw High School, attended Winthrop University and the Extension Division of the University of South Carolina. She retired as secretary of Flat Creek area schools. Mrs. Clyburn was a member of Kershaw First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Kershaw Garden Club.
Mrs. Clyburn is survived by two sons, Mickey Clyburn and his wife, Melinda, of Liberty Hill, and Charles Clyburn and his wife, Cindy, of Murrells Inlet; three grandsons, Andy Clyburn and his wife, Lori, of Rock Hill, Scott Clyburn and his wife, Cindi, of Edgemoor, and Charles Clyburn and his wife, Erica, of Lyman; one granddaughter, Ashleigh Cordray and her husband, Ty, of Hilton Head Island; five great-grandsons, Colton Clyburn of Rock Hill, Jake Clyburn and Sam Clyburn, of Edgemoor, Nathan Clyburn and Knox Clyburn, of Lyman; and one great-granddaughter, Carsyn Clyburn of Rock Hill. She is also survived by a sister, Betty Williams of Myrtle Beach; a sister-in-law, Polly Williams of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Ernest Milton Catoe II; a sister Connie Hunter; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Clyburn.
A memorial service for Mrs. Clyburn was 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Baker Conference Center, 105 North Minor Street, Kershaw. A family burial was in the Kershaw City Cemetery prior to the service.
The family received friends following the service at Baker Conference Center.
The family would like to thank Morningside of Camden and Kershaw Health Hospice for the loving care and concern given to their mother.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kershaw First United Methodist Church, 305 W. Church St., Kershaw, SC 29067.
Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw served the Clyburn family.
Baker Funeral Home
210 East Hilton Street
Kershaw, SC 29067
Published in The Lancaster News on Feb. 5, 2014