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Margaret Lu (Jobe) McClaran

June 11, 1928 ~ February 28, 2018 (age 89)

Margaret Lu McClaran (Jobe)


Margaret Lu McClaran (Jobe) of Harris, MO, passed away on February 28, 2018, at the age of 89 at her daughter’s home in Hendersonville, TN.

She was born on June 11, 1928, to Clyde and Mary Jobe in Osgood, MO. After graduating from Galt High School, she married Bobby Virl McClaran. The couple raised two sons, Gary Laine and Rickey Lynn, and one daughter, Janice Dawn, on their farm in Harris.

Margaret spent most of her life as a homemaker on the farm, but she also worked at Banquet Foods for several years. She was a member of Asbury Methodist Church. She loved to cook, bake, garden, play piano, and visit with her family and friends. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered for her kind, easy-going demeanor and optimistic outlook on life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Virl McClaran of Harris, MO; her parents, Clyde and Mary Jobe of Harris, MO; her son, Gary Laine McClaran of Kansas City, MO; two infant grandsons; and one great-grandson. She is survived by her son, Rickey Lynn McClaran, of Harris, MO; her daughter, Janice Dawn Hart, of Hendersonville, TN; her grandchildren Sean, Tammy, Monte, Chandra, Matt, Dustin, Cody, Tiffany, and Rachel; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Margaret will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan. Burial will follow at the Harris Cemetery in Harris, Missouri. A visitation is scheduled for one hour prior to the service, starting at 10:00 AM.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Harris Cemetery.

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