MARION

Hannah Inez Gray McClure, 97, of Marion, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Mountain Ridge Health and Rehab.

Mrs. McClure was born in McDowell County to the late James R. Gray and Virginia Beatrice Hogue Gray. She spent her life as a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl H. McClure, and one daughter, Adrienne McClure. Mrs. McClure is survived by two daughters, Karleene Cowles of Marion and Robin Orton and husband, Alan, of Old Fort; three grandchildren, Mylinda Drury and husband, Nicky, Richard Cowles and wife, Leslie, and Jason Litzenberger and wife, Ashley; and seven great-grandchildren, Savannah Zebold, Ashton Drury, Andrew Cowles, Lucas Litzenberger, Nicky (Indy) Drury, Levi Drury, and Aaron Cowles.

The family will be receiving friends Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Roach officiating. Burial will be in McDowell Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be Alan Orton, Nicky Drury, Richard Cowles, Jason Litzenberger, Lucas Litzenberger, Nicky (Indy) Drury, Levi Drury and Aaron Cowles.

Those wishing to make memorial donations in Mrs. McClure's memory are asked to consider the Activities Department at Mountain Ridge Health and Rehab., 611 Old Us Hwy. 70 East, Black Mountain, NC 28711 Kirksey Funeral Home is honored to serve the McClure family.

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