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Helen Louise McClanahan

May 11, 1937 — May 12, 2023

Cloverdale

Helen Louise McClanahan, 86, of Cloverdale, Indiana, passed away at home on May 12, 2023. Helen was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 11, 1937, to the late Charles & Ernestine “Tina” Peck. Helen grew up in Monrovia and was in the graduating class of 1955 of Monrovia High School. During her childhood she could be found singing at different venues with her sisters. She was close to all her siblings, and faithfully wrote letters to her brother “Eddie” while he was in Vietnam. Helen enjoyed fishing, crocheting and country music. She had a “spitfire” attitude and always had fun with her family and friends.

Helen is survived by her son; Darren Briant, brother; Ed “Butch” (Carol) Peck, and sister; Nida Stanerford.

Helen is preceded in death by her loving husband; John B. McClanahan and sisters; Margaret Sisk and Patty Shields.

Helen’s Life Celebration® Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville.  Visitation will be Friday, May 19, 2023, 12-2 p.m., with the funeral service beginning at 2 p.m.  Burial and committal services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2023, in Lewisville, at Mannan Cemetery.  Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry. 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Louise McClanahan, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, May 19, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory

39 E High St, Mooresville, IN 46158

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Friday, May 19, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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39 E High St, Mooresville, IN 46158

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