McCLURG, James Lawrence Born September 1, 1919 in Rockford, TN to the late Joe W. & Bess French McClurg. Passed away November 29, 2011 in Antioch, TN. Also preceded in death by sister, Barbara Caylor; first wife, Fleta Carpenter McClurg. Survived by wife of 31 years, Dimple Givens McClurg; sons, Steve & David (Frances) McClurg; grandson, Chris McClurg; step-son, Jimmy (Jenny) Oles; sister, Georgia Caylor; nieces & nephews. Mr. McClurg was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II & was a charter member of Hillcrest Methodist Church. He was employed by several clothing manufacturers, supervising the cutting departments. He was an avid fly fisherman & enjoyed square dancing for 25 years. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor & love of life. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Hillcrest Methodist Church, with James Cole officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. EASTLAND FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, (615) 227-9558.
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Published in The Tennessean on Dec. 1, 2011