Magalene M. "Maggie" Mc Clelland, 87, of Brazil, passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1923 in Butler County, Kentucky to Willie Shannon Crowder and Mary Elizabeth "Bird" Haynes Crowder.
Mrs. McClelland retired from P.R. Mallory Corporation after 15 years of service.
Surviving are her children, Willie Jean Emery of Greencastle, Sandra K. Smiley and husband Charles R. of Greencastle, James D. Ward and wife Vicki of Portage and Larry D. Ward of Portage; a son-in-law, Tom Chapman of Chicago; close friend, Betty Underwood; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog Lady Von.
Maggie was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers; two sisters; her husband, Ernest Mc Clelland and a daughter, Hilda Lee Chapman.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 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 on 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.