Claudia G. Douglas
Claudia G. Douglas
  • October 14, 1931 - May 18, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Claudia Ann Grantham Douglas, 85, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Poplar Hill Freewill Baptist Church, 2345 Hwy 41 South, Hemingway, SC, 29554, with Rev. Don Witherspoon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 until 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. For those unable to attend Sunday’s service, there will also be a visitation at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, Columbia, from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Mrs. Douglas, widow of Clifton Grier Douglas, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Born on October 14, 1931 in Otwell, Arkansas, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Anderson Grantham and Esther Moneta Smith Grantham.

Claudia was a member of Rosewood Baptist Church. After her children completed their secondary educations, she completed her GED from Richland School District 1. Her children and grandchildren were there to help her celebrate this momentous occasion. She was a tutor at A.C. Moore Elementary School for many years.

Surviving are her son, Robert Elliott Douglas (Joanne) of Lugoff; daughters, Esther Ann Allen (Jim) of Columbia, Kathy Lynn Snyder (Ray) of Mt. Pleasant, Angela C. Haynes (Chuck) of Mt. Pleasant, and Jennifer L. Wampler (Andy) of Kingsport, Tennessee; sister, Anita Hagen (Larren) of Taylorsville, North Carolina; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Claudia was predeceased by her sister, Leona Godwin and brother, Thomas Elmer Grantham.

Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, 810 Maxwell Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646.

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