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Suzanne M. Clardy

February 20, 1934 — July 25, 2023

Suzanne M. Clardy

Entered into rest on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, Mrs. Suzanne McWilliams Clardy, 89, loving wife of 66 years to Dr. Richard L. Clardy.

Suzanne was born in Waynesboro, Tennessee. She was a graduate of Wayne County High School and earned her BA from Austin Peay State University in Business and Secondary Education. Suzanne was named Miss Austin Peay State University in 1956, was a member of the ‘Governettes”, and the English club to name a few of her involvements. At graduation, she was awarded the Drane Award which was chosen by faculty for the outstanding member of the graduating class. Suzanne married the love of her life Richard on Augusta 11, 1956. In 1966 she was included in Outstanding Young Women of America. Suzanne was an active member of Trinity on the Hill Church and volunteered on several committees there and in the greater Augusta community.

Family members in addition to her husband, include her children: Dr. Richard K. Clardy (Wendy), Lisa Clardy Rushworth (James); grandchildren: Rachel, Will, Parker (Sonja), Cole and Josh and great grandson: Everett. She was preceded in death by her parents: Hogan and Ethel McWilliams; sister: Jobelle Gallien and brother: Hogan T. McWilliams.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Roy McVeigh officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity on the Hill Church, 1330 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, Georgia 30904.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at
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