Mary Elizabeth McClelland, 86, died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 with her husband of 65 years beside her. She was the daughter of Cecil T. Wallace and Selma L. Beck of Arkansas.

She is survived by her husband, Clive W. McClelland, Jr.; three children, Dr. Clive W. McClelland III, Robin McClelland Metzger, and David Beck McClelland; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Before retirement, Mary was a school teacher in Gatesville and Brownwood and a school librarian in Brownwood and McAllen.She was best known for her serving heart and love for her family, especially for her husband.

Services will be scheduled at a date to be determined later.