A memorial service to celebrate the life of Peggy McGuirt Clyburn, 93, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Reverend Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center.
Peggy, widow of William H. Clyburn, died Monday, January 23, 2017. Born in Van Wyck, SC on November 12, 1923, she was the daughter of the late William Price McGuirt and Flonnie Walters McGuirt. Peggy and William (Bill) were married at Lyttleton Street Methodist Church on December 27, 1947. She is survived by her children, Mike Clyburn of Camden and Jane Clyburn of Lugoff; grandchildren, Kara Clyburn, Elizabeth Clyburn, and Shanda Bean (Andy); great-grandchildren, Daniel Clyburn, Sean Carey, Ryan, Logan, and Teagan Bean, a large extended family and many friends.
Peggy was predeceased by her siblings, Lawson McGuirt, J.B. McGuirt, Willene McGuirt Rigdon and Olive McGuirt Lee.
She was a member and office volunteer for many years at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Peggy loved music, fishing, swimming, working outdoors, being by the water, and participating in sports; especially golf, bowling and basketball. She was a sensation on the basketball court and became the leading high school female scorer in the state, scoring over 1800 points in her high school career. As Team Captain, Peggy was largely responsible for bringing home the 1941 Class A State Championship for Camden High School. She was voted Outstanding Player for the tournament and was named All-State Forward. Peggy was an avid bridge player and was also the President of the Camden Junior Welfare League in 1957-58. Her enormous love for her family, quick sense of humor, infectious laugh and smile will be greatly missed.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.
Online condolences may be sent to the Clyburn family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.