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Otis Earl McLean, Jack McLean

from Ruth Walsh
DEATH NOTICE: Albuquerque Journal, Sunday, October 18, 1970 - MCLEAN - Mr. Otis Earl McLEAN, age 52, and a resident here 40 years, passed away Saturday evening in a local hospital following a long illness.  He is survived by his wife, Toni, 112 Pleasant N.W.;  two sons, Gary McLean of Albuquerque, and Sp/5 Len McLean in Japan; two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Adams in Wisconsin, and Miss Mavis McLean of Albuquerque; three brothers, Ross McLean in Oregon,Jack McLean in Albuquerque, and George McLean in Alaska; three sisters, Mrs.Verba Bass and Ms. Cleo Clemments, both of Albuquerque, and Mrs. Esther Arnold of Lubbock, Texas; and four grandchildren.  Mr. McLean was a member of Montgomery Church of Christ, the Northside Lions Club, and George G. Breece Post #401 VFW.  Service arrangements will be announced by Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle N.E.
OBITUARY: Albuquerque Journal, Monday, October 19, 1970 - McLEAN  - Services for Mr. Otis E. McLean will be held Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle N.E., with Mr. Harvey Porter of Montgomery Church of Christ officiating.   Internment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.  Serving as escorts will be:  Lou Caldwell, Jr.,
Ernie McCord, frank Ortiz, Richard Simms, Jack Turner, and Delos Wells.
Fraternal Rites will be conducted at the graveside by members of George O.
Breece Post #401 VFW.  (researcher's comment:  Otis McLean was the son of
George Leonard McLean and Grace Marie Blanton.  His maternal grandparents were Thomas Jefferson Blanton and Eliza Jane Smith.  His g-grandparents were Fannin County pioneers, Josiah Blanton and Lucy Westbrook .)


Albuquerque Journal,  December. 28, 2001
McLEAN - Jack McLean, age 90, a resident here since 1930 died Christmas Day following an accident.  He is preceded in death by three brothers, three
sisters and two grandchildren (Scott Lawson McLean and Michael Jason
McLean).  He is survived by his wife Merle of 65 years; son, Jack and wife
Mary McLean; daughter, Linda and husband Dennis Williams of Syracuse, NY;grandchildren DeeDee and husband Paul Jones, Tim McLean, Michele and husband Hector Garcia, Kelly Kapela, Sandie McLean all of Albuquerque; 5 great grandchildren.  Jack owned and operated the Shamrock Station on 4th Street at Veranda over 50 years until his retirement in 1976.  He was a member of the Northeast Church of Christ and an avid fisherman.  Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors with John Phillis minister of Northeast Church of Christ officiating.
Serving as casket bearers will be Don McLEAN, Tom McLean, Joe Roberts,
Hector Garcia, Paul Jones, Tim McLean and Charles Bass.  Memorial donations may be made to Albuquerque Christian Childrens Home, 5700 Winter Haven Rd NW, 87120 or Northeast Church of Christ Library Fund, 11000 Paseo del Norte NE.  Visitation will be held Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE . (researcher's comments: Jack McLean's "real" name was Bennie Dee McLean, a name he disliked so much that he never used it, not even on legal documents.  Jack's parents were  George Leonard McLean and Grace Marie Blanton.  His maternal grandparents were Thomas Jefferson Blanton and Eliza Jane Smith.  His g-grandparents were Fannin County pioneers, Josiah Blanton and Lucy
Westbrook)

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