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Wilma McElroy Cleckley

July 23, 1931 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 89)


Mrs. Wilma McElroy Cleckley, age 89, of San Augustine County, Texas, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Colonial Pines Care Center.

Born July 23, 1931, to parents Vera Laura (Sanders) and Willie Justin Howell, Mrs. Cleckley was a native and lifelong resident of the San Augustine area. She was a member of the Church of Christ and worked with her family's poultry farm operation.

Her survivors include her son, Justin McElroy and wife Kathlene of San Augustine County, Texas; her daughter, Betty Byley and husband Robert of Bronson, Texas; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Alvin McElroy and Joe Cleckley; a son, Donice McElroy; a grandson, Josh McElroy; along with her parents and siblings.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2020, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.

Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Robert Byley Jr. and Bro. Leo Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Saunders Cemetery, located on Hwy. 21 in the Denning Community.

Pallbearers: Ben Byley, Robert Byley Jr., Dale Warr, Lee Howell, Timothy Lowman, and Chris Byley.

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Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.

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October 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
October 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Committal Service & Interment
October 14, 2020

Saunders Cemetery
TX Hwy 21 West | Denning Community
San Augustine County, TX 75972

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