Louise (Poston) McClam

October 12, 1925 ~ February 11, 2020 (age 94)


Sumter, SC …… Louise Poston McClam, age 94, wife of the late Pearlie W. McClam of 57 years was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Born in Florence County on October 12, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Walker and Lessie Poston. Ms. McClam was a Christian for over 75 years. She attended Pocalla Holiness Church. She thought the world of her Church family and dearly loved her pastor, Rev. Robbie Hardin. She enjoyed working in the yard and flowers and working with crafts.  

She is survived by two daughters, Wilma Diane Coker and her husband Sammy and Gail Hardin and her husband Bob all of Sumter; six grandchildren,  Tammy McLeod, Sam Coker, Robbie Hardin, Racheal Dykes, Michelle and Neecie McClam; eleven great  grandchildren and a number of great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, William “Billy” McClam; one granddaughter, Cassie McClam; two brothers, Laverne and Eugene Poston and four sisters, Mary Lee Poston, Eule Lee Hasty, Leslie Lee Hill and Irene Wilkes.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 1:30pm at Pocalla Holiness Church with the Rev. Robbie Hardin officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Craig McLeod and grandsons, Grantley and Kade Hardin, Sam Coker and Will Coker and Billy O’Brien.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Bullock Funeral Home and other times at the home of Bob and Gail Hardin.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Mrs. McClam caregiver, Sandy Watson. We could not have gotten a better or more caring and loving person, and would also like to thank Hospice of SC.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements

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February 15, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
February 16, 2020

1:30 PM
Pocalla Holiness Church

February 16, 2020

2:30 PM
Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
802 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

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