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Rose Mary McClure was born August 30, 1939 in Chattanooga, TN to the late Edward and Gussie Mae Jones.  She departed this life on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to be in the presence of the Lord at the age of 77 years old.  Rose was a faithful member of Westside Baptist Church.  She attended Howard High School and retired from Olan Mills.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Fredrick McClure, Sr.; brothers, Edward Jr., Roland, Jesse, Anthony Harold and Mack Jones; sisters, Patricia Chambers and Melain Jones.

Survivors include devoted children, Winifred Sanders, Norman McClure, Jr., Prince Ann Jones, all of Chattanooga, and Debbie McClure Wilder of Birmingham, AL; sisters, Jennifer Jones and Mattie (James) Walker; brother, Wesley Shelby; aunts, Winifred ( Eugene) Dozier and Ruby Calhoun, all of Chattanooga; Emma (Thomas) Clark of Newark, CA; grandsons, Elyah Sanders, Bryant Hill, Michael Hill, all of Chattanooga, Gregory McClure of Dayton, OH and Ronald Wilder, Fr. of Birmingham, AL; granddaughters, Terra McClure and Ada Jones, both of Chattanooga, and Bianca (Michael) Stewart of Birmingham, AL; sixteen great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Monday, May 22, 2017 The body will lie in state from 12 noon – 8:30 pm Sunday, May 21 at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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