Mike and Cynthia McLelland died on March 30, 2013. He was born August 23, 1949. She was born October 18, 1947. Mike grew up in Wortham, TX. He obtained a B.A. in history from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master's Degree in psychology from Ball State University, and a Jurisprudence of Law from Texas Wesleyan School of Law. He served in the Army for 23 years, retiring as a decorated Major. Mike was a clinical psychologist for many years before pursuing a legal career. He had a private practice in Corpus Christi and Dallas, TX. Mike worked as a public defender for Dallas County before being elected as the District Attorney of Kaufman County in 2010.
Cynthia grew up in Okmulgee, OK and Highland Park, TX. She obtained a B.S. in psychology from Austin College, a Master's Degree in psychology from Texas Women's University, and an Associate's and RN in nursing from Del Mar College. Cynthia worked as a clinical psychologist for many years before becoming a nurse. She worked at the Terrell State Hospital.
These two were a mismatched pair that fit perfectly. They were a true love story and will be greatly missed by their family, friends, and community.
Mike is survived by his mother Wyvonne McLelland; daughter Krista Ball, grandsons Ty and Trent; son JR McLelland and Marlyn Bland, grandsons James and Coby; son Josh and wife Jeana McLelland, grandchildren Brody and Laura; sister Marsha and husband Rick Calame.
Cynthia is survived by her mother Shirley Woodward; son Nathan and wife Julie Foreman; daughter Christina Foreman; sister Nancy and husband Gary John; brother Kenneth and wife Laurel Woodward; brother Stephen and wife Georgina Woodward; sister Diane and husband John Hayden.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 4, 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Sunnyvale, 3018 North Beltline Road, Mesquite, TX 75182. The family will receive friends for visitation Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Wortham. A family funeral will be held Friday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Wortham, TX. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Sparkman-Richardson Funeral Directors in Richardson, TX.
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Braison Duane Howard
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Edith Mae Brewer, 86, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
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