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Climelia "Cli" Black Gray

Obituary for Climelia "Cli" Black Gray

January 21, 1939 - July 10, 2020
Easley, South Carolina | Age 81

Obituary

Lydia Climelia "Cli" Black Gray, 81, widow of the late MSGT Ret. Johnie Lafe Gray, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020.

Cli was born January 21, 1939 in Easley, a daughter of the late Morris and Pauline Watkins Black. She was a 1957 graduate of Easley High School. She was a dedicated homemaker and mom while her husband served our country in the Air Force. She was a beloved member of Flat Rock Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and sang in the choir.

Surviving are her son, Morris "Mo" Gray (Robbin) of Easley; three daughters, Charlotte Burgess (Mike) of Easley; Carol Gray of Asheville, NC; and Celeste Bowie (Steve) of Six Mile; two sisters, Beth McDonald of Toccoa, GA; and Beverly Merry of Easley; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Monday, July 13, 2020 from 10:00am - 10:45am at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am in the chapel. Interment will follow at Robinson Memorial Gardens.

Due to COVID restrictions, seating will be limited to 50 people. Scroll to the video player below to view the service.

Flowers are optional, or memorials may be made to Flat Rock Baptist Church, 115 Slab Bridge Road, Liberty, SC 29657; or to the American Diabetes Association, 107 Westpark Blvd #220, Columbia, SC 29210.

Click the play button in the video player below to watch the service.

Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Powdersville Road, Easley.

Interment

Robinson Memorial Gardens
1425 Powdersville Road
Easley, SC 29642

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  • Flat Rock Baptist Church
    115 Slab Bridge Road
    Liberty, SC 29657
  • Donate to the American Diabetes Association

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1425 Powdersville Road
Easley, SC 29642
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