In Memory

Edward McClure

Edward McClure

MCCLURE, Edward Lee "Johnny, Johnny Jive", died September 17, 2009, was born June 23, 1923 in Fairfield, Alabama to Rev. Albert and Lula McClure. Edward was a graduate of Fairfield Industrial High School. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Tuskegee Institute and his Master's of Education Degree from Alabama A&M University. Edward married Carlean Woods-McClure in 1951 and the two of them shared 57 wonderful years together. Edward's professional career included being a school teacher, boys advisor and assistant principal at Wenonah High School; popular radio dis jockey at WJLD and WEEN radio, and television weather man on WAPI (WVTM) Channel 13.

Edward McClure is survived by his wife, Carlean; sons, Edward McClure II (Renea) and Terence McClure (LaBrenica); grandchildren, Kimberly, Edward Ryan, Whitney, AND Kennedy McClure, Alex Mencer; great-granddaughter, Shelby McClure; brother, James Robert McClure (Clara), Caretakers Henry Ward and Bernie Hardy and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family hour will be Monday September 21, 2009 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Smith & Gaston Southside Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at First Baptist Church Fairfield, 324-59th St. Fairfield. Burial in Elmwood cemetery. Smith & Gaston Southside directing.