Obituary and Service Information for Melvin V. McClure

McClure, Melvin V.

Date: Memoral Gathering: Thursday, July 5, 2012
Time: 10:00am-11:00am

Visitation Location:
DeSoto Church of Christ, 4523 State Route 110, DeSoto, MO

Date: Memorial Service: Thursday, July 5, 2012
Time: 11:00am

Service Location:
DeSoto Church of Christ, 4523 State Route 110, DeSoto, MO

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 9374 Olive Blvd, Ste 101, St Louis, MO 63132-3253

Melvin V. McClure, age 86 of Festus, entered into rest Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Baisch's Nursing Center, DeSoto. He was a World War II Navy veteran and retired from Ford Motor Company. Born October 22, 1925, in Paragould, Arkansas, to the late Andrew and Lillie (Atkinson) McClure.

He is survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 66 years, Nedra (Martin) McClure of Festus; son, Stanley McClure of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughters: Kathy (John) Swafford of Festus, Missouri, Christina (Gary) Wells of Cleveland, Texas and Karen (Fred) Schmitt of San Antonio, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Floyd McClure and Harlan McClure; sisters: Elva McClure, Irene McClure, Lillian McClure; and a half-sister, Esther McClure.

Melvin, and his wife, Nedra, were both "Greeters" at the Festus Wal Mart Store; he was a member of DeSoto Church of Christ and enjoyed working on small engines, fishing and the St Louis Cardinals.

Minister Don Bahr will officiate service.


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