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Barry Lamour McClure was born on December 3, 1951 to the Late Mr. and Mrs. Willie B. McClure. He departed this life on January 13, 2011.

Barry was the owner and consultant for MAC'S Inc., a business specializing in golf outings and was a volunteer coach for the New Mexico State University Women's Track team. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc for over thirty years and during that time served in the capacity of Polemarch for chapters in Panama and Mississippi, and was a board member of the El Paso – Las Cruces Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. He was also a board member of the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association.

A talented athlete, Barry was an NCAA Triple Jump Champion and Record Holder and seven time All American University Division. Barry attended Carrollton High School and Middle Tennessee State University. He was inducted into his High School and College Hall of Fame. Barry Held the title of CLUB Champion at several different golf clubs. He loved the game of golf and would talk golf all day and night.

Barry was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Mary Frances Anderson, brother, William H. McClure and son, Barry Lamour McClure, Jr. Barry leaves to mourn a devoted wife, Mrs. Gwenda McClure; mother-in-law, Mrs. Gloria Farrow; sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret McClure; brother-in-law, Mr. Rodney Farrow and wife Claudette; sister-in-law, Ms. Audra Taylor; sister-in-law, Ms. Gina Harroo; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, golfing buddies; and best friends.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m. at Getz Funeral Home Chapel. Immediately following the service will be a Celebration of Life from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Barry McClure Junior Gold Scholarship Fund #151298 at White Sands Credit Union.

Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory, corner of Solano and Bowman Ave., Las Cruces, NM 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to www. Getz Cares. com.

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Jan. 19, 2011
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