Willie T McClelland

Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Dr. Center, Texas (936)598-3865

Hicks Mortuary is announcing graveside service for Mr. Willie T McClelland (95) of Houston, Texas. Mr. McClelland was born to Fred D. and Salatha McClelland in October 22, 1925. Mr. McClelland died on February 8, 2021 in Pearland, Texas. Graveside service will be Saturday, January 13, 2021, at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville, Texas at 1:00 P.M.

Mrs. Maudine “Doc” McClelland was the wife of Mr. Willie T. McClelland. Doc died December 2020. They were married for 68 years.

Willie T., as people called him, lived and worked in Houston from 1952 to 2019. He worked for the Detering Company for 45 and retired in 1997, having held several positions within the company.

Willie T. is a veteran of WWII, having obtained the rank of Sargent upon his discharged from the United States Army. He was always proud of his service in the Army.
Willie T. had a generous nature about him. He was always willing to help people and this was not because he had a lot, it was his nature to help.
He always had a smile and a joke when people would come visit. He never met an ear that he did not like; he loved to talk.
Willie T. McClelland is survived by:
1 Son: Andre “Chubby” McClelland, who will deeply miss his dad, his wife Silvia, of Pearland, Texas

Grandsons: Andrew Travis McClelland and Michael Alexander “Bear” McClelland and his wife, Brandice
Brother: Willie Fred McClelland and wife, Gracie
Sisters: Mary Ella Robinson and Johnnie Mae White and her husband Carl.

The family would like to thank all of you for the thoughts, prayers and support having shown to them during these past few months.


Due to COVID 19, masks are required during visitation and graveside services. All safety
procedures are strictly enforced.


Service entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935
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