Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Rev. Clarence L. McCoy - Obituary

Rev. Clarence McCoy
Mon., May 10, 1954
East Liverpool Review

LISBON – Services were held at the Henry Funeral Home this afternoon for the Rev. Clarence L. McCoy, 66, of 122 Green St. a retired, Presbyterian minister, who died Saturday afternoon at the Salem City Hospital.
He was admitted to the hospital Friday morning after an illness of six months.
A member of the Steubenville Presbytery, Rev. McCoy was graduated from Bethany College at Bethany, W. Va. He was born at Claysville, Pa., August 22, 1887, a son of Joseph and Amy Morris McCoy. He lived here for seven years.
A former resident of East Liverpool, he had been serving as a supply minister for the Bethel Church near Highlandtown.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jean Louage McCoy, at the home; three daughters, Miss Catherine McCoy at home, Mrs. Naomi Crinfield of Lisbon and Mrs. Lois White of Weirton, a step Mother, Mrs. Flora McCoy of Cleveland; two sisters, Mrs. G. W. Riggle of Lisbon and Mrs. H. L. Mellon of Newberry, Calif.; four half-sisters, Bessie Reynolds and Mrs. LeRoy Jackson of Detroit, Mrs. Verna Chenney of Washington, Pa., and Mrs. Reed Cain of Cleveland; four half-brothers, Lt. Herman McCoy of Norfolk, Va., Joseph McCoy and Elbin McCoy, both of Cleveland, and James McCoy of Detroit, and three grandchildren.
The Rev. Paul T. Gerrard of the Presbyterian Church officiated at the Service, along with the Rev. L. N. Lemmon of the Wellsville Presbyterian Church.
Burial will be at Washington, Pa., Tuesday, where frinend may call tonight at the Cowleson Funeral Home.

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