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“Sue-Our deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your Mom and their grandma. The testaments of her strong faith and service offer a...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Waylan & Judy Wade - KS

“I have loved Nell for many years. She was my Sunday School teacher when I was a young girl and we all loved her. Then when I was an adult ,I always...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Crader - FLOYDADA, TX

“I was saddened to hear of Nell's passing. She lived at Garden Estates of Tyler for almost 5 years. She was always very kind and had many friends. She...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Deidra Halko - Tyler, TX

“I worked with Nell for 5 years at the hospital. She always made my day because she made me laugh. She had the driest sense of humor of anyone I...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: June McGaugh - Floydada, TX

“Sue, our sympathy to you and your family. Keeping you in our prayers.Donna and Floyd Forman ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Forman, Donna - Manming, IA

“I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Nell's passing. My thoughts are with the whole family. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ruth Irene Stapleton - TX

“My mom, Mrs. Montgomery, and I will miss Ms. Nell at Trinity. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Stallings - Jacksonville, TX

“Nell was a sweet lady and when we, as classmates of Sue's, visited in her home, we were always greeted with warmth and a smile. I know she will be...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Sonja Guffee Ragsdale - Stratford, TX

“Another great parent of one my classmates has passed. I was fortunate to grow up in Floydada, Texas in a school class where parents and teachers saw...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Charles Holland - Fort Worth, TX


Nell Patton McClung, age 94, formerly of Floydada passed away, Friday, July 8, 2016. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. Interment will follow at the Floydada Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, July 11, 2016 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

Nell was born August 25, 1921 to Oscar Roy and Martha Virden (Speck) Patton in Lakeview. She was a graduate of Floydada High School and loved her Whirlwinds. On July 7, 1939 she married the love of her life, W.H. (Bates) McClung in Floydada. She was a member of the 1934 Study Club and a member of the First Baptist Church for 80 years and taught Sunday School. Spending time with her family and friends is what she most enjoyed.

Nell worked at the Floyd County ASCS office for 16 years and 15 years at the Caprock Hospital District, Floydada. After retiring she had several part time jobs including 5 years at Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

She is preceded in death by her husband; W.H. McClung, her parents, four siblings; R.C. Patton, Bernice Stapleton, Holland Patton and Leri McMurray.

She is survived by her two daughters; Sue Higginbotham and husband Alton of Burleson, Texas, Shirley Parker and husband Joe of Jacksonville, Texas, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Floydada Senior Citizens-P.O. Box 573, Floydada, Texas 79235.