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Clyde Owens Starnes

September 22, 1930 ~ July 15, 2020 (age 89)


Wagener – Mr. Clyde Owens Starnes, 89, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

He is the husband of Margaret Elizabeth Derrick Starnes. They have been married for 69 years. Mr. Clyde is the father of Debra (Henry) Light, Danny (Alderesa) Starnes, Randy (Brittany) Starnes, Richard “Marty” (Susan) Starnes, and the late Donald Owens Starnes. He is the grandfather of Crystal M. (Ken) Gordy, Henry C. Light, Ashley L. (Kristen) Light, Justin Starnes, Jordan (Meghan) Starnes, Syrena (Scott) Curry, Caden Starnes, Ethan Starnes, Jacob Starnes, Christy Starnes, Darlene Donofrio, the late Jeffery Starnes, the late Christopher Starnes, and the late Brandon Starnes. Mr. Clyde is the great grandfather Kyle Gordy, Cody Gordy, Amber Light, Charlie Light, Blaine Light, Cade Light, Avery J. Starnes, Caitlyn (Gavin) Calcutt, Cassidie Curry, Brianna Starnes, Peyton Starnes, Preston Starnes, Victoria Donofrio and Gabriel Donofrio. He is the great great grandfather of Daniel and JP. His four-legged companion is Candie. He is the brother of Fanny M. Gunter and the late Luther Starnes. Mr. Clyde is the son of the late Wilmon M. Starnes and the late Nolie Jackson Starnes.

Viewing will be Friday, July 17, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm at Blizzard Funeral Home.  Due to the current health pandemic, social distancing will be observed. Face coverings are required to enter the funeral home and a limit of 6 people at a time for viewing.  

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Due to the current health pandemic, social distancing will be observed.


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July 17, 2020

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Blizzard Funeral Home
153 Main Street South
Wagener, SC 29164

Graveside Service
July 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Calavary Baptist Church Cemetery
130 Berlin Road
Salley, SC 29137

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