Reverend Clent Gaston was born July 5, 1935 in Shreveport, Louisiana to the union of George Gaston Sr. and Millie Elizabeth Lee Gaston. Clent was the 2nd oldest of 8. Clent graduated from Rinngold Colored High School. Clent then came to Seattle in 1956 at the age of 21 where he met the love of his life Treola Tyler. He was soon drafted in the United States Army and received an honorable discharge due to a hardship. Clent then married the love of his life on August 9, 1960 and raised their 9 children in the way of the LORD. Clent and his family attended House of Refuge under the late Bishop Causey where he received the Holy Ghost. Clent and his family attended The House of Refuge for a few years. Clent joined and became a member of the family church Unity Church of God In Christ under the leadership of the late Bishop James E Hicks. There he became the assistant Pastor in 1982 and served for over 35 years. Clent was a true prophet. Clent was a sweet kind man with a heart of gold and was known for interpreting tongues and having healing hands. At a convocation he prayed for a young lady who had cancer; later she searched to find him to tell him how God used him to heal her. He was well known for healing the sick and for his labor in love. He would faithfully pick up his daughters who didn’t drive to take them to run their errands every month. Rev. Gaston was a mechanic, cook, and janitor at the hospital. Rev Gaston would make the best gravy, hot water cornbread and koolaid in the family.
He is survived by his one living sibling his dearest sister Joyce Watson (Charles). Seven children Willie, Levi, Rosie, Connie (Derek), Clent Jr, Treola Jr, and Marsha. Godson/Nephew Jimmy P (mane). Twenty-two grandkids Sam (Lynne), Stephanie (Raymond), Otis, Otasha, Crystal, David (Lawrena), Mecca, Micheal, Keisha, Sharail, Unga, Derek, Jamaric, Audrey, Dennis, Darnell, Clent 3rd (Britney), Mikela, LadyG, George, Andrew, Mark, Trent and 62 great grands 24 great-great grands and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins.
To My big brother I love you. Thank you for always protecting us. All of your siblings looked up to you. Thanks for living a Holy Ghost filled life and being a true example to us. Thanks for being a prayer warrior for our family. We knew you could get a prayer through- Love your dearest sister Joyce
Mommy told me to take care of you Daddy. I did it for 7 years without having a weekend off. The whole Sloan clan did that. Take your rest Daddy- Love Always Connie
I really loved you Daddy. You was a great provider and protector with the biggest heart. I thank GOD for having a Holy Ghost filled father in which always made us feel safe and protected when you was at home. Trent, Darnell and I thank you for all the meals on wheels you gave us- Love Treola Jr.
Daddy you was a great father to all of us -Love Levi
Monday March 8, 2021 12-5pm
Scott Funeral Home
Celebration of life
Tuesday March 9, 2021 11am
Calvary Chapel South Church 1340 W Smith Street Kent, Washington 98032
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