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Shirley Elizabeth Wells McClanahan
Birth: Mar. 26, 1936
Bolivar
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2011
Weatherford
Parker County
Texas, USA

In Loving Memory
Shirley E. McClanahan
1936 ~ 2011

Shirley Elizabeth Wells McClanahan was born March 26, 1936, to Esther Lee Knight Wells, of Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee. She was the youngest of Esther Lee's four daughters, her older sisters being, Katherine, Mary and Dolores. When Shirley was 15 years old, they moved to south Texas, where in October 1958, Shirley married the love of her life, Lawrence McClanahan. Together they had two daughters, Charlotte and Sharon. For many years, Shirley lived near Lake Brownwood and in Bangs, Texas, then in New Mexico, and Arkansas. In the later years of her life, she lived near her youngest daughter and grandchildren in Ranger, Texas.

Shirley was a loving sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, aunt, and great-aunt. Shirley is survived by her daughters Charlotte Larragoite (Patricio) of Santa Fe, NM, and Sharon Rodriquez (Henry) of Weatherford, TX, grandchildren Matthew and Jessica Baca, Melissa Rodriquez, Jessica and Edwardo Guerra, Stephen and Elizabeth Rodriquez, Danielle and James Humphries, and Deidre Rodriquez, as well as great-grandchildren Alicia Rodriquez, Joslyn Guerra, and Juliana Humphries, and her sisters, Katherine Hill, and Dolores Warren. She was preceded in death by her mother Esther Lee Knight, and sister Mary Spencer.

Shirley passed away on March 21, 2011, in Weatherford, Texas, surrounded by her family. She knew she was loved. 
 
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 Parents:
  Esther Lee Knight Watson (1901 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Lawrence Edward McClanahan (1919 - 1978)
 
 Sibling:
  Mary J Wells Spencer (1928 - 2008)*
  Shirley Elizabeth Wells McClanahan (1936 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Charlotte McClanahan
Record added: Mar 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67716474
Shirley Elizabeth <i>Wells</i> McClanahan
Added by: Charlotte McClanahan
 
 
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- Debbie Gibbons
 Added: May. 20, 2011
A mother's love lives forever.
- Charlotte McClanahan
 Added: Mar. 31, 2011
 
This page is sponsored by: Charlotte McClanahan

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