Anthony Truman "Tony" McLean

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Anthony Truman "Tony" McLean, 73, of Keiser passed away March 26, 2019, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was born Sept. 24, 1945, in Dyess, to Rodrick and Lucille Bray McLean. Mr. McLean was retired from American Greetings in Osceola, member of First Baptist Church in Keiser, and a resident of Mississippi County for over 50 years. "He was a simple man" with a heart as big as this world. As a boy he lived in Mississippi County and attended Keiser School. There was a time his family lived in Friendship, Tenn., but returned to Mississippi County. Tony and Janice would have been married 55 years on April 10. His favorite hobbies were, #1 fishing, working in the yard and in his garden. He enjoyed attending the Rivercrest football games and watching the band play. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, friends, family and all his cherished fishing trips.

Mr. McLean was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Patricia Ann McLean; two brothers, James McLean and Teddy McLean; one sister, Sarah Parsley.

He is survived by his wife, Janice McLean of Keiser; two sons, Terry Wayne (Dawn) McLean of Eads, Tenn., and Kevin Howard (Lisa) McLean of Manila; one daughter, Ronda Lynn McLean Hood of Keiser; three brothers, Rod McLean of Michigan City, Ind., Jimmy McLean of Stevensville, Mich., and Gerald McLean of Benton Harbor, Mich.; two sisters, Judy Safirt of Michigan City, Ind., and Debbie Goodaker of LaPort, Ind.; five grandchildren, Hunter McLean of Heth, Joshua McLean of Eads, Tenn., Jordan McLean of Dell, Ryan Smith and Tyler Smith of Keiser; four great-grandchildren, Kyle McLean and Drake McLean of Blytheville, Brailee McLean and Avery McLean of Heth. Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. Friday, March 29, with funeral at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Keiser, with Bro. Todd Vinson, Bro. Raymond Routon and Bro. Jerry Weathers officiating. Burial will be at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah.

Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola is in charge.

Family requests any memorial donations be sent to Keiser First Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.