Mr. McClaran was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late Ernest Ralph and Rubye Ollen Drennon McClaran. He was a plumber and life long farmer.
Mr. McClaran is survived by children, Lisa McClaran Adams, Shelbyville, TN, Debbie McClaran Griggs, Smyrna, TN, Benita McClaran Lahr, Shelbyville, TN, Albert Leon McClaran, Jr., Shelbyville, TN, Joy Brannon Frame, Shelbyville, TN, Pam Potts, Shelbyville, TN, Cheryl Leverette Daniel, Shelbyville, TN; four sisters, Mary Esther Lamb, Rover Comm., Sherry Hobbs, Eagleville, TN, Kay Smith, Unionville, TN, Cynthia Sudberry, Shelbyville, TN; brother, Marion McClaran, Shelbyville, TN; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A grandson, Phillip Bradley Frizzell, also preceded him in death.
Visitation will be on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Family members will also receive friends on Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. A joint Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Grooms and Rev. Jay Pope officiating. Burial will follow in Cothran Cemetery near their home.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233, www.lawrencefuneral.net in charge of arrangements.