Beverly Sue McClellan, age 72, passed away at her residence on Monday, December 6, 2021. The native of Deland Florida spent her formative years in the state of Florida and would graduate from Colonial High School in Orlando. Following graduation, she would go on to study at both Southwest Baptist University in Missouri and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas where she would obtain two master’s degrees. Her heart to serve led her into the field of education. Working both as a teacher and, later as a counselor; her positive impacts still resonate in the hearts of those she touched. Her final years in education would be with the Tattnall County School System. Following her retirement, she would not sit idle. Her passion for writing would range from poetry to writing plays for her church. Additionally, she was a staff writer for both the Tattnall County and Toombs County Magazines, which are published bi-annually. Other hobbies included being an avid reader and favorite aunt to her nephews, great nephews, and great nieces. Above all, however, her love for the Lord was apparent in everything she did. A member of Memorial Chapel, The Church of God in Oak Park; she would serve various roles including as an adult Sunday School teacher and song leader. A gentle spirit that gave freely of herself in the service of others; she will be deeply missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, Earl Cecil and Novella McClellan.
Left to cherish memories of a life well lived are her two sisters, Cheryl (Winston) Anderson and Deborah Rooks, both of Cobbtown; four nephews, Jordan, Adam, Benjamin, and Joseph Thigpen all of Cobbtown; five great nieces/nephews, Maddie, Anna, Bailey, Gracie, and Luke Thigpen all of Cobbtown; a large church family, and countless friends made along life’s journey also survive.
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Chapel, The Church of God in Oak Park with Brother Dale Hoffman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored by memorial donations to Beverly’s beloved church ministry; Memorial Chapel, The Church of God, 42 GA HWY 46 West Lyons GA 30436.
Low Country Cremation & Burial is serving the McClellan family.