Cora McEndree

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Born 1-1-1919 -- Died 5-14-2005

Cora Ithmar McEndree, 86, of Paragould, Ark., died May 14, 2005, at the Paragould Nursing Center in Paragould. Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Clairemore, Okla., she was the daughter of William Elijah and Frankie Emiline Tillson Matney.

She married Harry Leman McEndree Nov. 2, 1938, at Evening Shade, Ark. She spent her working years as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Assembly of God faith.

Survivors include her daughter, Naomi McClure and husband, Ray, of Paragould; three grandchildren -- Lennis McClure of Jonesboro, Ark., Lena West of Paragould, and Lonnie McClure of Little Rock, Ark.; five great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, six brothers and three sisters.

The funeral was May 17, at Barker's Funeral Home Chapel in Salem, with Carl Anders officiating. Interment was in Shiloh Cemetery at Ash Flat with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Pallbearers were -- Lennis McClure, Lonnie McClure, Bill West, Harold Adams Jr., John Stone and Phil West.

Honorary pallbearers were Brandon McClure, Jerron West and Jerry West.

Memorials preferred to the Shiloh Cemetery Association in Ash Flat.