Candelight service scheduled for Clanton

Thursday, March 19, 2009 1:35 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 12:58 AM
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USC Aiken will hold a candlelight remembrance in memory of basketball player Javonte Clanton at 9:30 p.m. Thursday night.

It will be held at the SAC Patio/fountain area in the quad of the USC Aiken campus.

Clanton, a junior guard, was killed in a car accident Wednesday morning in West Virginia.

Final funeral arrangements have not yet been set, but the services will be in Javonte's hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

Attendees are encouraged to wear white in memory of Javonte.

The family has asked that donations be made to the "Javonte Clanton Memorial Scholarship" fund at USC Aiken. Contributions can be sent to the Office of University Advancement at USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.

For more information about the scholarship, please contact Dr. Deidre Martin, vice chancellor of University Advancement, at or 803-641-3448.

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