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Posted: 986040000000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 993798407000
Surnames: McClenahan, McClanahan, Clay, Highley

Valentine James McClanahan, son of the late John and Catherine Clay McClanahan, was born in St. Francois County, Mo., October 30, 1871, and departed this life in Farmington, Monday, Sept. 8, 1958, aged 86 years, 11 months, 8 days.

On January 1, 1906, he was united in marriage to Tessa Ella Highley, who preceded him in death. They were the parents of six children, two of whom are also deceased, Estella in infancy, and Florence (Mrs. Roscoe) E. David, in 1937.

He is survived by three daughters and a son: Vivian (Mrs. Clarence Keeling) of Cassville, Mo.; Tessa (Mrs. Warren Blaine) of Farmington; Mildred (Mrs. William Keyes) of Jennings, Mo; and Homer McClanahan of Oklahoma City, Okla. He also leaves a brother, George McClanahan of Farmington; a sister, Mrs. Clara Dudley of Fredericktown; two half-brothers, Henry McClanahan of Farmington and Ben McClanahan of Elkhart, Ind; a half-sister, Mrs. Nora Bradshaw of Elkhart; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at ten o'clock on Wednesday morning, September 10, at the Cozean Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. J.W. Allenm pastor of the Assemebly of God Church. Interment was in the K. of P. Cemetery.

Copied from obit scrapbook at Farmington library. Newspaper and date not shown.
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