Gayle Saunders Stroman
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center,
    2810 Seabrook Island Rd
    Seabrook Island, SC 29455
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
    1393 Miles Drive
    Charleston,, SC 29407

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“Your Mom was an awesome lady. You know this full well. I pray you continue to share memories with family and friends as there are many wonderful...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Charleston, SC

“I rememberGayle as a pretty intelligent woman. We worked side by side at the Charleston Air Force Base in the early `60´s. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jackie Scrughan

“Jay and Stephen, so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady and a true southern belle. Wish I could have been there to celebrate her with...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Bristow - Pendleton, SC

“Jay and Stephen. I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Praying for you and your family. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn Hankins

“Jay and Stephen So very sorry for your loss. Remember you all and your parents well at the Oakland swim meets so many many years ago! We too lost...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Dr. Kathy Heinsohn - Brunswick, MD


Gayle Saunders Stroman, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina entered into eternal rest Tuesday, March 16, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia. Her Funeral Service will be held at the graveside Saturday, March 20, 2021 in Riverview Memorial Park, 3715 Azalea Drive at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Gayle was born March 20, 1937 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Carlisle McKinley Saunders and Clarentine "Setty" Wallace Saunders. She retired from the Department of the Navy in Washington, DC as a Procurement Officer.

She is survived by her two sons, Jacob Paul "Jay" Stroman IV (Maureen) of Richmond, VA; Stephen Rutledge Stroman of Evansville, IN, a grandson, Jacob Paul Stroman V (Catherine Shaw) of Richmond, VA and a brother Wallace R. Saunders of Charleston, SC.

Gayle was a devoted mother, avid bridge player, world traveler, and keen political observer. She was a master Parcheesi player who delighted in presiding over family tournaments.

Memorials may be made to St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center, 2810 Seabrook Island Rd., Seabrook Island, SC 29455 or Church of the Good Shepherd, 1393 Miles Drive, Charleston, SC 29407.