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Pennell M. Clamp

May 2, 1942 — November 18, 2023

Charleston, SC

Pennell M. Clamp

Pennell McDaniel Clamp, 81 of Folly Beach South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

He was born on May 2, 1942 in Aiken, SC, a son of the late Pennell and Helen (Carswell) Clamp.

He was a Christian, a member of the Folly Beach United Methodist Church, a former city councilman of the City of Folly Beach, a retired plant manager at Utica Tool Company in Orangeburg SC, a loving husband, a proud father, a devoted son, an outdoorsman, and a Clemson football fan.

Pennell is preceded in death by his parents, Pennell T. Clamp and Helen C. Clamp, a daughter Beth Clamp Caskey and brother, Alec Clamp.

Pennell is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia Singletary Clamp, a son, Danny Clamp, two sisters, Martha Clamp Witt (Mac) and Jane Clamp Graziano (Joel), a sister in-law, Alexia Corder Clamp, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the Folly Beach United Methodist Church in Folly Beach, SC on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2:00 pm.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Salley Oakview Cemetery, 3071 Sally Road, Salley, SC 29137.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Folly Beach United Methodist Church -, St. Jude's Children's Hospital -, or Shriners Hospital for Children -

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - James Island, 347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412, 843-614-8494.

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