|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1932|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2007|
Alvie Cecil McClaran
WIRTH — Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
Mr. McClaran was born on Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., the son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae Sherrill McClaran. He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash.
A.C. served in the United States Navy from 1952 until 1972. After retiring from the Navy, he moved with his family to Arkansas. He was the founder and pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Wirth. He became active in the Sharp County Republican Party and was serving as the party chairman.
He was also a Sharp County committeeman and served as an elected commissioner.
He is survived by his wife, Holly of the home; three sons, Alvie C. McClaran II and Daniel McClaran of Greenville, S.C., and David McClaran of Ravenden; five brothers, Ewin McClaran of Nashville, Tenn., Bill McClaran of Westland, Mich., Fred McClaran of Morrison, Tenn., Mart McClaran of Franklin, Tenn., and Joe McClaran of Crossville, Tenn.; three sisters, Imogene Billingston of Salt Lake City, Maxine Keyon of Muskogee, Okla., and Sally Syes of Franklin; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Quentin McClaran; and one sister, Bobbie Atkins.
Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Tri-County Funeral Home at Highland with Alvie C. McClaran II officiating.
Visitation will be tonight from 6-8 in the funeral home.
Burial will be on Thursday in Greenville, S.C., with military honors. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Legacy Hospice of Salem.
Arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.tricountyfunerals.com.
Specifically: Burial will be in Greenville, S.C., with military honors.
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Aug 08, 2007
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