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Pernell McClelland, Sr

  • Birth 29 Oct 1892 Ivanhoe, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 1952 Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 63403509

Pernell McClelland, Sr. was born October 29, 1892 in Ivanhoe, Bulloch County, Georgia. One of ten children, he was the oldest son of William Madison McClelland and Manie Veranda Glisson McClelland. He was married to Ruth Lightsey, and they were the parents of Pernell McClelland, Jr. and William "Willie" McClelland. Ruth also had two children by her first marriage: Herman L. Lightsey and Freddie Lue Lightsey Blitch Lanier. Pernell, Sr. died at age 59 on September 20, 1952 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is buried at Old Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. His ancestry was Scots, Scots-Irish, English, German, and--through the Martin and Strickland surnames--Native American (Lumbee).



Inscription

"His laughter is still heard."


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  • Created by: Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
  • Added: 28 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63403509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pernell McClelland, Sr (29 Oct 1892–20 Sep 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63403509, citing Old Fellowship Church Cemetery, Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Sharlotte Neely Donnelly (contributor 19199118) .