Magalene M. "Maggie" McClelland, 87, Brazil, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011.
She was born Sept. 21, 1923, in Butler County, Kentucky, to Willie Shannon Crowder and Mary Elizabeth "Bird" Haynes Crowder.
Maggie was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, two sisters, her husband Ernest McClelland and daughter Hilda Lee Chapman.
Mrs. McClelland retired from P.R. Mallory Corporation after 15 years of service.
Surviving are her children Willie Jean Emery, Greencastle, Sandra K. Smiley and husband Charles R., Greencastle, James D. Ward and wife Vicki, Portage, and Larry D. Ward, Portage, son-in-law Tom Chapman, Chicago, close friend Betty Underwood, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Lady Von.
Funeral services will take place Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at 1 p.m., at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, with Chaplain Steve Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 11 a.m., until time of services at the funeral home.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.