Enetha Harriet Holman McClung, 92, of Cleveland, went home on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
She was the daughter of the late Hannah Christansen Holman and Edward Holman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Floyd McClung Sr.; and her siblings: Evelyn Rasmussen and William Holman.
She grew up in South Dakota and Montana. She served her country in the stateside war effort of World War II. She grew up in the Lutheran Church.
As a young adult, she joined the Church of God in California, where she met the Rev. Floyd McClung Sr. They were married on Oct. 18, 1944. Together, they were a ministry team that has borne much spiritual fruit around the world. She was a licensed minister with the Church of God.
In their early years as a young couple, the McClungs were active in youth ministries, then pastored churches in California, Arizona, Kansas, Illinois, Tennessee, England and the Netherlands. They were assistant campus pastors for Lee University. They also served as “pastors to the missionaries” while serving with Youth With a Mission in Holland from 1981-1987.
In 1968, the McClungs accepted the invitation to pastor the newly formed Westmore Church of God. They would pastor there from 1968-1974 and again from 1987-1992. In 1998, the McClungs were honored as pastors emeritus by the Westmore congregation.
She was known distinctly for her life of intercessory prayer and her love of the Word of God. She served in leadership with the global prayer movements of Aglow Fellowship and Lydia Fellowship, as well as with Youth With a Mission International. She was a member of the Westmore Church of God.
Survivors include her children and their spouses: Floyd and Sally McClung of South Africa, Alan and Patricia McClung of Cleveland and Judy and Jim Orred of Hawaii; grandchildren: Misha and Lionel Thompson, Matthew McClung, Brooke Orred Fitts, Alexandra and Allan DiSiena and Lindsay Orred; her great-grandchildren: Kezia and Luke, Elijah and Aven Grace; and thousands of spiritual children around the world as a result of Enetha McClung’s life.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at 1 p.m. from the Lee University Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Wednesday service.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Floyd L. McClung Scholarship Fund at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland, Tenn.
The North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes has charge of the arrangements.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the McClung family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com