Betty Jean Gore McClure

Published 11:55 am Monday, May 6, 2013

Betty Jean Gore McClure

Wilsonville/Indian Springs

Betty Jean Gore McClure, 84, formerly of Wilsonville and Indian Springs, died Saturday, May 4, 2013. She was born on Dec. 7, 1928, to the late Lee Andrew and Ida Jershua Gore in Chilton County. After graduating from Montevallo College, she began her career working for the Calhoun County Home Extension Service. After moving to Shelby County she began her work with the Shelby County Board of Education as a teacher before becoming the county’s school lunch supervisor, the position from which she retired. She was a faithful and active member of Wilsonville Baptist Church for 40 years as well as a loving, giving, caring friend to all in the community.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Sherrel Boozer McClure Sr.; two sisters, Allean Miller and Frances Davenport; three brothers, Herman Gore, Lee Gore Jr. and Bill Gore. Survivors include daughter, Carol Maddox (Cam) of Hoover; son, Sherrel Boozer McClure Jr. (Julianne) of Marietta, Ga.; grandchildren, Warren and Julia McClure; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Pinelawn Cemetery in Columbiana at 2 p.m. on May 8 followed by family visitation in the parlor at the First Baptist Church of Columbiana. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Alzheimers of Central Alabama. Please sign online condolences at