Wilma B. Crayton, 90, widow of Cecil Crayton, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022, of natural causes.
Wilma was born and raised in Raleigh, NC the daughter of the late Charlie Bridges and the late Maude Satterfield.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Crayton Naeseth and her husband, LTC (RET) Eric K. Naeseth of Pendleton, SC and her son, Jeff Crayton Manning, SC. Wilma is also survived by two granddaughters, Sara Naeseth Armstrong and her husband, Phillip, and Kim Naeseth and her husband, Michael Barton. She has two sisters, Edna Knicely (Orville) of Vienna, VA, and Marguerite Speed of Raleigh, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Crayton graduated from Hugh Morson High School in 1950. During her lifetime Wilma was a church secretary at First Presbyterian Church in Clinton, SC and St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Sumter, SC. She also worked as a cashier and customer service representative for SCANA.
Wilma led a very active volunteer life. She was a member of United Methodist Women at Aldersgate United Methodist Church where she served as President and a circle leader for many years. Mrs. Crayton was a member of the knitting ministry as well as the American Legion Post 15 Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, Wilma was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Cecil; a son, Randy; a sister, Anne Capps.
A memorial service for Wilma will be held at 3PM Saturday, November 19th at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Dr., Sumter, SC 29150.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Aldersgate UMC in Sumter, SC with the memo line “Christian Charities”.
Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home is assisting the family.