Obituary – Ara Earnestine McGlaun

Published 11:01 am Thursday, September 5, 2019

Ara Earnestine McGlaun, 78, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss. Visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home (601 Commerce Pkwy., Oxford, MS 38655). A funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Church of the Living God (407 North Spring St., Tupelo, MS 38804). Interment will be at Chapel Grove Cemetery (6312 Longview Rd., Tupelo, MS 38801). Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. McGlaun was born in Lee County, Miss. She was a beautiful soul who adored her family, and she enjoyed spending every minute she could with them. Mrs. McGlaun was also an avid reader of God’s word and spent many hours reading. 

Mrs. McGlaun is survived by two daughters, Betty Joyce (Jerry) Flemons, and Susan (Quay) Worthem, both of Thaxton, Miss.; three sons, James Davis (Ida) McGlaun, of Las Cruces, N.M., Terry (Robin) McGlaun, of Tupelo, and John (Donna) McGlaun, Jr., of Collinsville, Ill.; one special daughter, Roslyn (Karnard) Boles, of Thaxton; one sister, Willie Ester (Ray) Satterwhite, of Tupelo; 17 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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Donations and memorials in honor of Mrs. Ara Earnestine McGlaun may be made to Mrs. Susan Worthem (124 CR 433, Thaxton, MS 38871). Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall at