Jerline McClellon-Butler

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Jerline McClellon-Butler

Jerline McClellon-Butler was born to Elder Lee Frank and Eloise Warfield McClellon Vaughn. She was one in a family of nine, seven boys and two girls. Her parents, a sister and four brothers preceded her in death.

Jerline graduated from Sikeston public schools in 1958. She obtained her cosmetology license in St. Louis. She also attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo.

She was a member of the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ for many, many years. On Tuesday, May 12, 2009, God dispatched his angels to Saint Francis Medical Center to escort Jerline home.

She leaves to cherish precious memories, a son; H.V. McClellon (Champ) of Pontiac, Mich.; two daughters, Angela Butler of Cape Girardeau, Jacquetta Butler-Thomas of Pontiac; three brothers, Willie (Esco) McClellon of Clinton, Ky., John H. McClellon of Chicago, Larry McClellon of Sikeston, Mo.; four grandchildren, Mikel D. Robinson, Niaja-Ray R. Morris, Rodriquez J. Hammond Jr., Andrea R. Hammond. She also leaves a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services for Jerline McClellon-Butler will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Greater Dimension Ministries in Cape Girardeau.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

Interment will follow in Warfield Cemetery in Oran, Mo., with pastor William Bird officiating.

Jerline McClellon-Butler, 67, resident of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of the arrangements.