Michele Denise McClellan

Published 2:53 pm Wednesday, February 9, 2022

A homegoing service, celebrating the life of Mrs. Michele Denise McClellan, was held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jan. 25, 2022, at Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek.  Rev. Bill Miller and Rev. Mike Sutton officiated.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery in Silver Creek.  Mrs. McClellan, age 55, entered into the eternal rest of her Lord Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at the Lawrence County Hospital in Monticello.

Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McClellan was born on Dec. 3, 1965, in Reidsville, Georgia to Wayne and Betty Rowell.  Michele spent her career as an educator and had a great passion for teaching, especially children.  She has been described by her husband, Don, as the “greatest wife a husband could ever have”.  Michele was devoted to the work of the Lord and served beside her husband as he pastored Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek.  In addition, she was also a gifted soprano and sang in the church choir.

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Her memory will be cherished by her husband, Dr. Donald McClellan of Silver Creek; three sons, Matthew Cullen of Atlanta, Georgia, Stewart Randall (Chloe) Shoemaker of New Orleans, Louisiana, Madison Alexander McClellan of Thibodaux, Louisiana; one daughter, Mollie Denise (Kenneth) Bailey of Jacksonville, North Carolina; her parents, Wayne and Betty Rowell of Reidsville, Georgia; a sister, Veronica Rowell (Lynn) Burkhalter of Hoschton, Georgia and a brother Gaston (Nikki) Rowell of McRae, Georgia.

The family receive friends Monday evening, Jan. 24, 2022, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home; and also Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2022, at Calvary Baptist Church, from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service at 2 p.m.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com