Obituary - John Earl McClanahan

June 24, 2022

Mr. John Earl McClanahan, age 84, of Fulton, Ky., passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the Fulton Nursing and Rehab.

He was born on October 19, 1937 in Obion County, Tenn., to the late Cleo and Irene Campbell McClanahan.

John was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was the owner and operator of the former Jones Auto Parts Store in Fulton, Ky. He loved basketball and lived most of his life in this area.

He is survived by his wife, Norma June King McClanahan, whom he married July 1, 1956; a son, David Earl (Susan) McClanahan of Fulton, Ky.; six grandchildren, Brittany Nicole McClanahan of Martin, Tenn., James Dylan Earl McClanahan of Martin, Tenn., Jondavid Earl McClanahan (Ally Samuel) of Fulton, Ky., Dallas Walker McClanahan of Fulton, Ky., Amanda Morgan McClanahan of Fulton, Ky., and Ashley Dawn (Alex) Kopriva of South Fulton, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Shelby K. Kopriva and Amelia June Kopriva of South Fulton, Tenn.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, John Steven McClanahan, and a brother, Cleo McClanahan.

There will be no services held at the funeral home and Hornbeak Funeral Chapel is in charge of cremation arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.