|Birth: ||May 4, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 2009|
Adell Thrift McClelland
Born in Ware County, GA on May 4, 1920
Departed on Jul. 25, 2009 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA
Visitation: Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2009
Service: Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2009
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Adell Thrift McCelland
Waycross – Adell Thrift McClelland (May 4, 1920) past on to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 25, 2009. She was born in Ware County and resided here all her life.
She was the daughter of the late Richard Thomas "Dick" Thrift, and Ellen Marie Albritton Thrift.
She was preceded in death by her husband Groce B. "Country" McCelland, and her adopted daughter Suzanne Marie "Sue" Giddens of Waycross. Brothers: Spence, Floyd, Loyd, Flemming, Hattrice, and Noah. Sisters: Marie, Miriam, Loreene, and Maureene.
She is survived by a son, Michael E. McClelland of Savannah; grandson Jeff Giddens (wife Michele) of Statesboro; granddaughter Marsha Harding (husband Robert) of Blackshear; great-grandson Jeffery Harding; great-granddaughter Ariana Giddens; a very special and adored nephew, Harry ("Sam") McClelland (wife Janet) of Waycross and special and beloved cousin, Joyce "Jody" Rouse of Waycross as well a host of family and friends.
She was of the Christian faith and life long member of the Deenwood Baptist Church of Waycross. Her life was dedicated to taking care of others, and she was well known for taking in children that had no place to live and providing them with a safe, loving and caring home. She will be greatly missed by so many who knew and admired her loving and giving spirit.
Visitation will be held one hour (10 AM Tuesday, July 28, 2009) at Music's Funeral Home Chapel prior to services at 11 AM. Internment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Waycross.
Donations may be made to the March of Dimes (http://www.marchofdimes.com) in lieu of flowers.
Music Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Richard Thomas "Dick" Thrift (1883 - 1968)
Sarah Ellen Albritton Thrift (1886 - 1929)
Groce Blake McClelland (1917 - 1990)*
Michael E McClellan (1954 - 2015)*
Ellen Marie Thrift (1909 - 1909)*
Spence Thrift (1912 - 1915)*
Mosses Loyd Thrift (1913 - 1971)*
Floyd Matthew Thrift (1913 - 1958)*
Albert Fleming Thrift (1914 - 1973)*
George Hattress Thrift (1916 - 1994)*
Noah Thrift (1917 - 1918)*
Adell Thrift McClelland (1920 - 2009)
Sarah Lorraine Thrift Shirey Helms (1922 - 1999)*
Ellen Maureen Thrift McClellan (1926 - 2003)*
Mount Plesant Cemetery
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Oct 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30851391