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Obituaries

Obituaries

Paul McClure 1947 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Memorial services for Paul McClure, 60, Tonganoxie, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church. Graveside services with military honors will follow at 11 a.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. McClure died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.He was born Nov. 17, 1947, in Goodwater, Okla., the son of John and Elanore McKinny McClure. He graduated from Haskell Indian Nations University. Mr. McClure served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War era. He worked in food service at Haskell for 18 years and retired in 1992. He was a member of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.He married Pat Whitesitt on Aug. 3, 1974, in Lexington, Mo. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Jennifer McClure, Lawrence; a son, Curtis, Topeka; a brother, Preston, Wichita; two sisters, Wilma Walker and Donnie Belle McClure, both of Oklahoma.Mr. McClure was preceded in death by a twin sister and a brother.The family suggests memorials to the Paul McClure Memorial Contribution Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: McClure.