Betty Geneva Allen McClellan
Funeral Date: 7/1/2009

Obituary:
Betty Geneva Allen McClellan, age 74, of New Edinburg, AR. died Sunday June 28, at Dallas County Medical Center in Fordyce, AR. Born August 20, 1934 in Plummerville, AR. a daughter of the late James Dewey Allen and Arletha Arlee Evans Allen she was a retired chicken farmer, homemaker, member New Bethel Baptist Church in Monticello, AR. and the widow of Major McClellan who died January 21, 2000. They were united in marriage January 27, 1951. Also, preceding her in death were brothers Don Allen, Leroy Allen, J.D. Allen, an infant brother and sisters Martha Thomas, Lorraine Thomas and Carolyn McClellan. Survivors are 1 son Major McClellan, New Edinburg, AR., 4 daughters Donna Kae Jones, Lillie, LA., Diana Allen, Longview, TX., Rita Gail Moss, Nacogdoches, TX., Cathy Lynn McClellan, New Edinburg, AR. 1 brother Charles Allen, Warren, AR., 1 sister Mae March, Warren, AR. 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Wednesday July 1, Chapel Hill Baptist Church near New Edinburg, AR. with Rev. Jerremiah Moss and Rev. Waylon Brown officiating. Karen Thompson was pianist. Burial was in Reaves Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kevin Jones, David Jones, Stephen McClellan, Ronalwayne Jones, Jamie Wagnon, Mark Wagnon, Randy Wagnon and Doug McClellan. Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Cater, Sam Cater, Jeramie Brown, Ricky McClellan, Kevin Cater, Bobby Cater, Bonner Hayden and Kevin Perrigen.

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Name: Salinea Terry
Message: I am sorry about your loss...Granny was such a great woman...I remember staying at granny and pa's all the time with Autumn and Ronalwayne....She will be greatly Missed...if the Family needs anything just let me know....and may the lord give you strength at such a difficult time....Love you guys!!

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: I was said to hear of Mrs. McClellan's death. I am a distant cousin of yours, a grandson of Aunt Mary. May God be with you all in this time of sadness and grief. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Betty Carol Lane
Message: Sorry to hear of your loss.My thougthts and prayers are with you.

Name: Ronnie & Joanna McClellan
Message: Ms. Betty was a very sweet person. She will be missed greatly. Our prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Greg and Allison Dallen
Message: Your all in our prayers! So sorry.

Name: Renee Smith
Message: Major and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Josephine Manning
Message: So sorry about the loss of your mother.I have sweet memories of her. May God bless you.

Name: Linda Baker
Message: My grandmother married Ebb Livingston who lived down the road from you all in New Edinberg when we were all kids. Your Mom was always so kind to me when we were over playing. I'm sorry for your loss.

Name: Johnnie Angle
Message: So Sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep each of you in my prayers and thoughts. May God watch over each of you.

Name: Terry Norton
Message: Thinking of you during this time. You are in our prayers. The Norton Family

Name: Herbert & Mary Pledger
Message: Betty was one of our oldest friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: What a God ordained service!! It is wonderful to know, without doubt, that Betty is now with the Lord. Yes, she will be missed especially by the family who loved her dearly but God is faithful and He has promised to be our Comforter. You will find that peace and strength through Him. May you sense His presence near and dear to you.

Name: JIm Gardner
Message: Sorry for your loss you are in our prayers