11/18/15 — Thelma Jean McClure

funeral flowerThelma Jean McClure, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, November
15th, 2015 at Life Care Center at the age 84. Mrs. McClure was born in
Franklin County, Tennessee to the late Frank and Lillian Blackburn
Sanders. While she was still in high school, she started doing the
accounting work for Stockton Motors and Construction, which was owned by
her Uncle. She then went on to do all of the accounting work for the
Tullahoma City School System, beginning in 1975 and retired in 1993. Mrs.
McClure was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Tullahoma for 65
years and enjoyed participating in activities with the ladies of the
church. She also loved working in her flower garden at home and raising
vegetables with her husband that they gave to family, friends and church
members. After retirement, she and her husband enjoyed traveling all over
the United States, venturing into Canada as well. In addition to her
parents, Mrs. McClure was preceded in death by one brother, Frank “Sonny”
Sanders and his wife Dimple McClure Sanders. She is survived by her
husband of almost 66 years, Fred McClure of Tullahoma; two sons, Larry
Donald McClure and his wife Lois of Gallatin and Brad Stephen McClure and
his wife Jennifer of Brentwood; seven grandchildren, Lori McClure Smith
and her husband Thomas of Nashville, Lance McClure and his wife Morgan of
Hendersonville, Taylor McClure Roper and her husband Craig of Nashville,
Morgan McClure of Cookeville, Leah McClure of Tullahoma, Logan Langlois
of Brentwood and Kelly Langlois of Brentwood; one brother, Ted Sanders
and his wife Eloise of Tullahoma; and one sister, Patsy Solomon and her
husband Jimmy of Tullahoma. Visitation for Mrs. McClure will be held on
Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 4:00-8:00pm.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 1:00pm
in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Rod Schrader and Jack Hice
officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements