Erlena M. McClellan

September 3, 2009

Erlena M. McClellan 57, of Frankfort, IN, died at 2:35 p.m. September 3, 2009 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. Born June 3, 1952 at Frankfort, IN to James Ross & Virginia Maxine (Louks) Meneely. She married John J. Spurling on August 15, 1970 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on September 3, 1986. Mrs. McClellan was a 1970 graduate of Frankfort High School. She grew up in Frankfort, lived in Fort Wayne for 20 years before returning to Frankfort in 1992. She worked in the meat departments at Shultz Market for 10 years.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 12 Noon. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

3 Sons: Randy (Heather) Spurling of Lebanon, James (Tasha) Spurling of Frankfort and Bobby McClellan of Frankfort 2 Sisters: Brenda Dunham of Frankfort and Sandra Smith of Virginia 3 Step Granddaughters

Preceded by:

Preceded in death by a son, David L. McClellan and a brother, Larry Louks


5 Condolences for “Erlena M. McClellan”

  1. Joyce (Hensley)Phillips September 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Erlena ‘s passing. Had lost touch with her over the years. I was in junior high with her, she was a grade ahead of me, but i still remember her jolly nature and standing out side the red brick building waiting for the bell to ring. She was such a sweet person that I never forgot her. May GOD be with you, the family, at this time and keep you in his care. Sincerest sympathy, Joyce Hensley Phillips, Tazewell,TN.

  2. Debi York-Merritt September 4, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    Erlena is one of my oldest friends. We met in 1st grade and stayed friends all thru the years. She fought the hard fight and I found inspiration in her determanation. My heart felt sympathy go out to all of the family. She will be missed. Debi Merritt Wingate, IN

  3. Your Friends at Parky’s Smokehouse September 5, 2009 at 5:22 am

    Dearest Randy and Heather, we are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you. When you hurt, we all hurt. We look forward to you embracing the beautiful memories you have and seeing your smiles once again. God Bless, Gary, Julie, Jon, Sixto, Krista and all the rest.

  4. Vickie September 7, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    Randy, Jim, Bobby, & family members,
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. Erlena was a GREAT lady, I loved her so much. I always enjoyed working with her at Schulz’s & enjoyed running into her wherever it might have been since she had quit. She always made me smile. Just remember her and David are together now & will be waiting for us to see them again. All her pain is gone, I know it will be hard for you, just remember she was a great mother & loved you so much.
    I can’t make it to the funeral, but my thoughts will be there.
    My deepest sympathy,
    Vickie Ritter

  5. Bonnie Parker September 8, 2009 at 11:39 am

    Jimmie, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I so enjoyed our gripe sessions in the breakroom. We solved many of our own problems and the worlds problems. We even griped because no one listened to us. I will always remember her sunny smile and warm heart. We have all lost a dear friend and our hearts are breaking but, she told me once that she couldn’t wait to see David again and know he was happy. Now they will both be waiting for us when it is our turn. My prayers are for you now, she doesn’t need them anymore. Sending you a very warm hug. Bonnie

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