|Birth: ||May 21, 1991|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2013, Afghanistan|
Spc. Hilda I. Clayton, 22, of Augusta, Ga., died July 2, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident that occurred in Qaraghahi, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. She was assigned to the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), 21st Signal Brigade, Fort George G. Meade, Md. Hilda was born on May 21, 1991 in Augusta, GA., and attended and graduated from Westside High School in 2009. Survivors include her husband, Specialist Chase E. Clayton, member of Charlie Company 1-30 IN 2 ABCT, 3rd IN Fort Stewart, GA.; her mother, Evelyn Suarez of Augusta, GA., and her father, Ellis Ortiz of Orlando, FL., 5 sisters, Josie Suarez of Augusta, GA., Milka Ortiz of Orland, FL., Annielis Ortiz of Orlando, FL., Elizabeth Guzman of Orlando, FL., Jessica Guzman of Orlando, FL.; 2 brother, Jesse Suarez of Grovetown, GA., Ellis Ortiz Jr.; mother-in-law, Ann Woodfork of Ft. Jackson, S.C.; Maternal grandmother, Miguelina Rosario of Bronx, NY; Paternal grandmother, Felicita Casto of Queens, NY., and Paternal Grandfather, Ruban Ortiz Morales of Puerto Rico. Family will receive friends Friday from 12 Noon to 8 pm at THE POTEET FUNERAL HOME, 3465 Peach Orchard Rd., HWY 25, Augusta, GA., 30906, 706.798.8886. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, 11 am at Alexander Hall, 29805 Chamberlain Ave., Ft. Gordon Post, Augusta, GA. 30905. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Veterans Section
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113255470
Remembering of our fallen female soldier. May God rest your soul in heavenly peace.|
Added: Oct. 1, 2016
In thankful memory. May you rest in heavenly peace.|
Added: Jul. 12, 2016
My sincerest thanks to you for your service to our country. May you rest in God's pure soothing eternal peace now and always. Amen.|
Added: May. 25, 2016
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