June 4, 1925 – Jan. 5, 2021
Mary Jo McLerran, 95, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, January 5th, 2021 at the Cordell Christian Home in Cordell, Oklahoma. She was born on June 4th, 1925 to George Washington and Helen F. (Huffaker) Frisby in Cordell, Oklahoma. Mary grew up and attended school in Dill City, graduating from Dill City High School on May 14, 1943, she was the Valedictorian of her class. She worked as a Bookkeeper at Tinker Air Force Base. Mary married Claude Lawrence McLerran on December 14, 1946, to this union was born one daughter, Donna Kay. Mary was a member of the 4th & College Church of Christ in Cordell. Mary loved spending time at her favorite shopping places, Dollar General and United. Mary also enjoyed her weekly trips to Clinton to get her Braum’s burgers and Homeland donuts. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include: Grandchildren: Mike Allen & wife Nicole; Brian Haynes, Christina January & husband Robert; Amanda Jones; Dawn Taylor; Heather Taylor; 12 Great ~ Grandchildren, a niece, nephew and a host of friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 21 years, Claude Lawrence McLerran; loving Daughter, Donna Kay McLerran Taylor; and sister, Marjorie Frisby French.
Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 15, 2021; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 16, 2021; Ray and Martha’s Funeral Home, Cordell, Oklahoma
Graveside Service: 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021, Lawnview Cemetery; Cordell, Oklahoma