Clydia Mae Nance

February 10, 1948 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 74)


Clydia Mae P. Nance of Portland, Oregon, was born on February 10, 1948, to the late Johnny and Queen Victoria Pendergrass. The second oldest of six children, Clydia received her formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County and was a 1965 graduate of Tomlinson High School of Kingstree, S C, where she graduated as valedictorian. She furthered her education at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg and North Carolina Central in Durham, where she earned a Master of Art degree. Clydia had a great love for her family and was always there when there was a need. She spent her career as an educator, mostly as French teacher, before she retired. She absolutely loved teaching children and received many accolades from fellow teachers and students.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sisters, Frances P. Bass (Joe), Barbara Pendergrass Richmond (Archie); three brothers, Curtis Pendergrass, Harris Lee Pendergrass, and Johnny Earl Pendergrass; two nephews, Tracy Gooch (Betty) and Jonathan Ford; one niece, Shelbia Green (Dwain); one great niece, Sanaa Green, one great nephew, Gabriel Tapp, two aunts, Mary Jane Jenkins and Sadie Jenkins and a host of cousins and friends, especially members of the Mosaic Church in Portland, Oregon.

The celebration of her life will be July 9 at 11 am in Kingstree, South Carolina. Expressions of condolences can be sent to Redmond - Richardson Funeral Home, 104 North Brooks St.,843 354 6185,

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