Annabelle Rose McClaran, 89, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. She was born to Fred and Clotelle Miller on July 19, 1928, in Kokomo.
Annabelle graduated from Mexico High School in 1946. She worked as an inspector for Kolux, retiring after 30 years.
Annabelle married James McClaran on Aug. 10, 1947, in Chili, Indiana. He preceded her in death May 14, 2005.
Annabelle enjoyed traveling to Florida after retiring. In her free time, she liked to sew, garden, and fish, as well as cook and clean around the house. She loved her dogs, and her dog, Angie, survives her.
Annabelle is survived by her children, Steven "Mike" (Cindy) McClaran, James "Joe" (Tami) McClaran, and Linda (Gary) Gulley; grandchildren, Melissa (Tim) Johnson, Ashley (Gary) Rowe, Lindsay (Travis) Berry, Amy (Chris) Long, Ryan McClaran (Elizabeth), Brent McClaran (Dreama), Kristin (Bob) Crowder, and Courtney (Rafael) Johnson; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Annabelle was preceded in death by her husband, James McClaran; her parents, Fred and Clotelle Miller; brother, John Miller; and sister, Mary Davis.
Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., officiated by Pastor Dan Murphy. Annabelle will be laid to rest at Albright Cemetery.
You may view her obituary and leave an online condolence for the family at ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on August 10, 2017