***UPDATED at 11:29 A.M. on Thursday, July 18th***
There has been a slight change to the funeral arrangements for U.S. Army Specialist Hilda I. Clayton, a soldier from Augusta who was killed in Afghanistan on July 2nd.
Originally, a Celebration of Life service was going to be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Chapel on Fort Gordon. Well, that service has now been moved to Alexander Hall on Post. It will still be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday.
***UPDATED at 9:13 A.M. on Tuesday, July 16th***
Funeral arrangments are now complete for Specialist Hilda I. Clayton, a soldier from Augusta.
Specialist Clayton was killed July 2nd while serving in Afghanistan.
Visitation will be held Friday from noon until 8:00 p.m. at Poteet Funeral Home on Peach Orchard Road.
A Celebration of Life service will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Chapel at Fort Gordon. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, in Augusta.
Specialist Clayton was 22-years-old.
***POSTED at 7:57 A.M. on Monday, July 15th***
The body of a local soldier who was killed in the Middle East is home now.
The body of Specialist Hilda I. Clayton was flown to Augusta Sunday. The 22-year-old soldier was a member of the 55th Signal Company and stationed at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Specialist Clayton was killed July 2nd while serving in Afghanistan. She is survived by her husband, mother and father. The family will receive visitors at Poteet Funeral Home on Peach Orchard Road Friday, July 19th from noon until 8:00 p.m..