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Ellen T. McClanahan

ROCK HILL -- Ms. Ellen Tilley McClanahan, 84, formerly of 1329 Spring Drive, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.

Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ron Richardson officiating and Dr. Dale Tanner and Pastor Phil Haynes assisting. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Max Meadows, Va., Ms. McClanahan was a daughter of the late Calvin Graham and Anna Jane Creggar Tilley. She was the widow of Roy Edward McClanahan. She was a homemaker and a member of Catawba Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, James Edward McClanahan and his wife, Judy, of York, S.C., and Michael Thomas McClanahan of Rock Hill; her sister, Kathryn Wells of Roanoke, Va.; one granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Ms. McClanahan was preceded in death by her son, Samuel Lee McClanahan and two sisters, Isabelle Jessup and Thelma Bosley.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Catawba Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church Building Fund, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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