Eleanor L. McCluer, of Bogata

ELEANOREleanor Lamb McCluer, born the second of three daughters, February 15, 1924 in Granger, Texas to James Otis Lamb and Jenny Howe Lamb, passed away in Round Rock, Texas on September 27, 2014. The family moved to Austin, Texas in 1933, where she attended school and later the University of Texas, where she graduated in 1944. During college and after graduation, she worked as the host of a Women’s Program on the local radio station, where she worked with local radio legend, Cactus Pryor. She married Gaylord Howison McCluer in 1950, and moved to Lubbock, Texas, where he was Cotton Broker. In 1950, they moved to Bogata, Texas where she lived for 52 years and was involved in numerous organizations and activities. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents and a sister, Juanita Lamb Bailey. She is survived by sons, Gaylord Lamb McCluer, and James Harvey McCluer; one sister, Cornelia Lamb LeMond, her husband, Tom LeMond, Jr.; nieces, Anne Randolph, Florrie David, Malia LeMond, and her husband, Mike Dolan; Nephews, Jimmy Bailey and Paul LeMond; also, numerous great nices and great-nephews.
Funeral Services have been scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00pm in the First United Methodist Church of Bogata with James Wood speaking. Burial will follow in Bogata Cemetery. Wood Funeral Homes have charge of the arrangements. The family will receive friends from 1-2pm at the Church.

  1. Ronnie Barnard says:

    Our condolences to the McClure family. Eleanor was one the classiest ladies that I knew.

  2. John Wayne White says:

    My deepest condolences to the McCleur family. I have very fond memories of Eleanor when I was growing up in Bogata. She was one of the nicest, most-interesting people I’ve ever known. She was always so sophisticated and full of grace and beauty.

  3. Shan Watkins says:

    James and Gaylord,

    My sympathy goes out to you with the loss of your Mother. Eleanor was a gracious and elegant lady, and she had a way of making everyone around her feel special.

  4. We send our Sympathy to all the McCleur family. Eleanor is already missed in our Bogata Methodist Church and will always be missed. She was such a classy, intelligent, Christian and kind lady. We are keeping you in our prayers.

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