Birdie McClung
Thursday
14
July

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Hadley Funeral Home
405 East Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
(660) 647-2125
Thursday
14
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Hadley Funeral Home
405 East Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
(660) 647-2125
Thursday
14
July

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Laurel Oak Cemetery
501 Poplar Dr.
Windsor, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Birdie McClung

Birdie McClung, 90, of Windsor, Missouri, died early Sunday morning, July 10, 2022, at Windsor Healthcare & Rehabilitation and is now in the hands of sweet Jesus. She was born December 28, 1931, in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of Elmer Louis Parks and Lorene (Witherspoon) Parks. On July 26, 1974, she was united in marriage to Elmo Wilton McClung and he preceded her in death on December 9, 2011 after 37 years of marriage. Birdie started teaching in 1948 and retired in 1980, touching many lives. In earlier years, she taught in a one-room school and then taught second grade in Windsor for a number of years. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education on August 17, 1962. After retirement, Birdie taught GED classes with great joy, helping others further their opportunities in life. She was a member of the Windsor United Methodist Church. She was a steadfast pillar in the church, helping in Vacation Bible School, in the church kitchen, with rummage sales and was always willing to help when there was a need. She had a strong faith. She was also a member of the Henry County Chapter, DAR. She loved volunteering for good causes. She assisted in the Community Blood Center and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks in 2012 for her outstanding contributions on behalf of sick and injured hospital patients. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and helping others with errands. Birdie was honored as Windsor SeptemberFest Woman of the Year in 2014. She was a strong-willed and most humble lady. Survivors include a sister, Harriet Parks, Wilmore, Kentucky; a niece, Debbie McDowell, Independence, Mo., and a sister-in-law, Katie White, Windsor, Mo. In addition to her husband Elmo, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Marcia Dee Miller, and a brother, Louis Sherman Parks. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2022, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Pete Hill officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to the Windsor High School Master Scholarship Endowment Fund (WHS MSEF) in care of the funeral home.
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