Nina McClenney

October 27, 1946November 3, 2021

Nina Jean McClenney, 75, of Little Rock passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Nina was born in Inez, Kentucky on October 27, 1946.

Nina served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. She worked for 24 years at the Central Arkansas Veterans Hospital.

Nina is preceded in death by her husband, Lee Cooper McClenney; her parents, Ersel and Beatrice (Hinkle) Estep; and her sister, Linda Sue (Estep) Maynard.

She is survived by her daughters, Rebel McClenney and Kelley McClenney, both of Little Rock, and Leigh McClenney-Tighe, and son-in-law, Pauly Tighe, and her beloved granddaughter Eveleen Tighe all of Puyallup, Washington. She is also survived by four sisters, Onita (Estep) Lippert, Faye (Estep) Fisher, Gail (Estep) Branham, and Tina (Estep) Hedleston; and five brothers, Odell Estepp, Henry Estep, Jim Estep, Orville Estep, and Conrad Estep, and various in-laws including Lynda McClenney Latham and multiple nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on November 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Griffin Leggett on 12th Street. A graveside service will be held on November 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 11, 2021

  • Graveside Memorial Service

    Friday, November 12, 2021


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Jane Jackson

November 7, 2021

Rebel and Kelley , JJ is thanking of you. I remember all the good times I had with your mom and dad and you also.

I also am thankful your mom and I took care of many of our veterans. We were veterans also. I am sorry for your loss.

Love JJ

Lynda Latham

November 4, 2021

Nina has been my sister-in-law/sister for 55 years. We shared kids, good times and bad times but always a love for each other.