Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home

1751 Dave Ward DR, Conway, AR


Mrs. Ivory L McClure

December 7, 1923April 9, 2020

Ivory Lee Chandler was born in Conway, Arkansas on December 7, 1923 to Green and Nancy Chandler. She was the second oldest of 9 children.

Mrs. McClure was well known to the community and loved by many and was a faithful member at Mount Gale Baptist Church where she served as Usher Board President until her health failed . She was employed as a domestic with Harold and Gertrude Watson for over 30 years. She was also employed with the Conway Human Development Center (29 Years) and later became a grandparent at Theodore Jones Elementary School Conway, Arkansas.

Mrs. McClure was preceded in death by her late husband Homer McClure, Parents, Green and Nancy Chandler, sisters Bernice, Pauline, Archie Mae Bailey and Cora Scott and brother’s Homer, Lawrence and Charles Chandler and great granddaughter, Adrian Milliken.

Mrs. Ivory Chandler-McClure departed this earth leaving behind her son Pastor V.L. Faulkner (Dorothy) of Forrest City, Arkansas , step son Fred McClure, her last living sister Ruth Collins of Syracuse, NY, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, adopted son, Jay Watson and a host of family and friends.

The Faulkner Family would like to thank everyone for their calls, prayers and condolences.

Due to the Corona Virus and Arkansas State limitation on group gatherings, the service for Mrs. McClure will be held at the convenience of the family. Mrs. McClure will be laid to rest next to her mother in the Ray's Cemetery, Conway, AR. Please visit our website www.griffinleggetconway.com to leave condolences for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral.


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Mrs. Ivory L McClure

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Patti Rouse

April 17, 2020

I remember cousin Ivory's voice resembled my late grandmother's voice. I loved to hear her speak. Cousin Ivory loved pecans. Once, my cousins helped her to visit our pecan orchard, her comment to me went something like this, this place is so beautiful, I will sit here in this seat, under this tree and pick up pecans. Another memory is when my father and I stopped by cousin Ivory's home, before he died, and they refused to agree about who was the oldest in age. Another memory, I dropped by cousin Ivory's home with a close friend, cousin Ivory greeted us with a big smile and made us feel right at home. We enjoyed talking and reviewing her family pictures hanging on the wall. Just a few memories. Rest in peace, cousin Ivory.

Sterling Chandler

April 14, 2020

When I returned to the states from the military one of the first things I had taste for was greens. I remember picking some from Grand ma Nancy’s garden. I remember Aunt Ivory helped me to pick them and wash them. We washed them once , than once again, than once again and maybe once more . Than she helped me cook them. I remember they were good. If left to me I would have washed them once and end up eating greens and grit . For some reason I think about that day every time I have a taste for greens.

Kita Faulkner-Boyd

April 14, 2020

Grandma, I’m going to miss you! I will forever remember the memories of you always showing up for all the family functions and accomplishments to show your love and support. Thanks for being so loving and kind to everyone you came across. P.S. I’m going to continue to try and make that famous pound cake.
Love Kita

Tommie Collins

April 12, 2020

My condolences to the Faulkner family from the whole Collins family. One of my most Fondest Memories was coming down to Conway Arkansas and staying with aunt Ivory Lee and she would cook us some field Black Eyed Peas boy I could eat the whole pot by myself.

Tasha Alexander

April 12, 2020

I am saddened about the passing of Mrs. McClure. She always treated me like family. I was introduced to her through her granddaughter, Tamara. Mrs. McClure had a way of responding when you talked to her, w/ a “Sho ‘nuff?” & a smile. Lol. Faulkner family, I’m praying for you as you celebrate the memories of Mrs. McClure.


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