Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McClures in:
 • Prescott National Cemetery
 • Prescott
 • Yavapai County
 • Arizona
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Elizabeth "Chavela" Preciado McClure
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 11, 1918
Duquesne
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 2011
Newport
Mendocino County
California, USA

The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Monday, June 25, 2012

Elizabeth McClure

Our mother, grandmother and dearest friend, Elizabeth (Chavela) McClure passed into eternal rest with her children at her side on Dec. 27, 2011, in Newport Beach, Calif. She was 93 years of age.

Born Isabel Preciado in Duquesne, Ariz., on Feb. 13, 1918, to Francisco Preciado and Petranila Hurtado, Chavela lived for many years in Prescott, Ariz., and returned frequently to visit her aunts, Sarah, Margarita and Trinidad and many cousins whom she dearly loved.

She moved to California with her late husband Samuel McClure during the war years and remained in Salinas, San Jose, and then in Orange County, Calif., until her death.

She leaves her children, Samuel McClure Jr. (Tere), Helen Francis McClure and Elizabeth Ann Martinez (Ramon), and their families; her grandchildren Samuel III (Beth), Anthony (Helen), Richard and Patricia Susanne McClure, Kimberli Doty and James Doty (Lila); and great grandchildren Shaun and Lindsay McClure, Joseph and Jared Aizawa and James Ramon Doty.

Her sister, Carmen Torrez, was a long-time resident of Phoenix, Ariz., whose children, Ramon Torrez Jr., Daniel Torrez and Rachel Heffner and their families remember her, as well as all the members of the Barnes, Castro and Griego families descended from her aunts.
Chavela's greatest pleasure came from helping people. Everyone whose path she crossed was helped by her encouragement and advice. She listened and cared, and was a model of piety. "Surely she will dwell in the house of the Lord forever."

Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, at Prescott National Cemetery in Prescott, Ariz., followed by a family gathering at Granite Creek Park in Prescott.

Information provided by survivors.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Baca McClure (1916 - 2009)
 
Inscription:
JOHN 3:16
FOREVER IN
OUR HEARTS
 
Burial:
Prescott National Cemetery
Prescott
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA
Plot: SECTION B ROW G SITE 166
 
Created by: Sharla
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92599565
Elizabeth Chavela <i>Preciado</i> McClure
Added by: Sharla
 
Elizabeth Chavela <i>Preciado</i> McClure
Added by: Terie Harris
 
Elizabeth Chavela <i>Preciado</i> McClure
Added by: Jay Lillie
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Sharla
 Added: Jun. 26, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service