Sept. 4, 1943 – Nov. 7, 2023
Sallisaw – Funeral services for Pearl McClure, 80, of Sallisaw, were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Trinity Holiness Church in Sallisaw. Burial followed at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
Mrs. McClure was born on Sept. 4, 1943, in Mulberry, Kan., to Alma (Nelson) Montanelli and Joseph Montanelli. She died on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, in Tulsa.
She was married to Cecil McClure on Aug. 20, 1971, in Mulberry.
She was a teacher at Landmark Christian Academy and a member of Southside Free Holiness Church in Sallisaw.
Survivors are her husband, Cecil McClure of the home; two daughters, Julia Criner and Dustin of Broken Arrow and Lorenda Chandler and Lance of DeQueen, Ark.; six grandchildren; one brother, Barney Montanelli of Arma, Kan.; and several other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers, John, Bob, Jim and Jack Montanelli.
Pallbearers were Alex Criner, Wade Chandler, Kelton Chandler and Preston Chandler.