|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1908|
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1999|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite
Services for William E. McClanahan, 90, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Larry Berryhill officiating. Burial with Navy military honors will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
McClanahan was born July 4, 1908, at Tucumcari, N.M., to Jess and Fannie Copeland McClanahan. He died Feb. 20, 1999, in a Plano, Texas, hospital after a brief illness.
A resident of Ardmore since 1948, moving here from Healdton, he was a building contractor and engineer. As a Navy warrant officer in the Sea Bees during World War II, he saw duty in Alaska, Okinawa and Shimu. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, in Lodge 31, AF&AM. He and Marie Porter Lewis were married February 1978 in Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Rue McClanahan, New York City, and Melinda McClanahan, Washington, D.C.; four stepdaughters, Debra VanTilBerg, Celina, Ohio, Barbara Berry, Dallas, Carolyn McCabe, Middletown, Ohio, and Jill Philpot, Barboursville, Ky.; a brother, Jess, Wilson; a sister, Wenona Pollard, Delhi, La.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the enrichment foundation of any area school.
Jessie Edwin McClanahan (1875 - 1960)
Fannie Florence Copeland McClanahan (1885 - 1975)
Dreda Rheua-Nell Medaris McClanahan (1912 - 1973)
Rue McClanahan (1934 - 2010)*
William Edwin McClanahan (1908 - 1999)
Wenonah Sue McClanahan Pollard (1911 - 2008)*
Jesse Olen McClanahan McClanahan (1913 - 2006)*
Joy McClanahan (1917 - 1998)*
Hillcrest Memorial Park
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