Thelma McClure Wooddell

Thelma McClure Wooddell, age 84, passed away surrounded by her family in Danby on May 26, 2009.

Thelma was born on June 3, 1924, in Pawlet, the daughter of Fred and Nellie Leach.

She married George McClure in 1941, and he predeceased her in 1970. They ran McClure’s Newsstand and Bud’s Place in Granville.

In 1976 Thelma was fortunate enough to find love again, and married Braymer Wooddell. He predeceased her in 1989. Thelma also had been employed as a seamstress at J&J Lingerie in Granville and also at various other sewing shops in Granville and Greenwich. She cherished her family and her grandchildren. She also enjoyed the companionship of her dog Tweeter.

Besides her husbands she was predeceased by four brothers, Pete, Bobbie, Roger and Lawrence; two sisters, Emily and Julia; and one great grandson, Daniel.

 Survivors are her sons, George of Danby, Donald and his wife, Darlene, of Whitehall, Ronald and his wife, Rose, of Danby, Kevin and his wife, Jenny, of Anchorage, Alaska, and Randy and his wife, Laurie, of Granville. In addition, she is survived by her sisters, Rose Parker of Middletown Springs, Vt., Theo Waite of Colchester, Vt., Jenny Jones of Glens Falls and Mona McIntyre of Whitehall. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

 A memorial service was held on Friday, May 29, at 3 p.m. at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y. 12832. Burial followed at Mettowee Valley Cemetery in Granville. A celebration of Thelma’s life followed at Randy and Laurie’s home at 75 Truthville Road, Granville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Manchester Rescue Squad.

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