GERALDINE (JERRY) CLEGG MCKONE Geraldine (Jerry) Clegg McKone, born on March 27, 1931, to Thomas H. and Doris Lucille Clegg in Brownsville, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held in McAllen at a later date. Jerry is survived by her husband, James H. (Jim) McKone; her daughter, Kelly Gillespie (spouse Jon Gillespie); her grandchildren, Cameron Camille Gillespie and Allison Claire Myers Gillespie; and her sister, Ellen Clegg. She was preceded in death by her brother, Hardeman Lee Clegg, and her son, Kevin Lee McKone. Jerry graduated from Brownsville High School in 1947. She worked as a reporter for the Brownsville Herald, and later as a proofreader for the San Bernardino (California) Sun-Telegram. She and her husband Jim lived in McAllen since 1969. Jerry worked in public relations at the University of Texas–Pan American. She was a member of First Christian Church in McAllen. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at Arrangements with PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH, 2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EAST, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78232 – (210) 495-8221 Sign the guest book at

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Published in The Monitor on July 27, 2014