On November 3, 2020, at 8:14 a.m., Alicia Diane McClellan-Grant passed away at OU Medical Center. This was a result of a head on collision that occurred on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020. Her funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Old Iowa Tribe Veteran’s Hall in Perkins, Oklahoma with her interment following at the Iowa Tribe Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
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Alicia Diane McClellan-Grant was born in Claremore, Oklahoma, on September 11th, 1967, to Frank McClellan Jr. and Grace LaVera Tyner-McClellan. Her paternal grandparents were Frank McClellan Sr. and Alvina Small-McClellan. Her maternal grandparents were Bill Tyner and Vera Jameson-Tyner.
Mother of daughter McKayla Corene Williams of Agra, Oklahoma. Sister to Tammy McClellan-Cunningham of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, Russell McClellan of Norman, Oklahoma, and Jefferey McClellan of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Grandmother of GracieLynn Kemble of Agra, Oklahoma, and Anthony Kemble Jr. of Agra, Oklahoma. Aunt to Frankee Hammer of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, Charlsie Calls Him of Norman, Oklahoma, Triston McClellan of Oakland, California, Blake Cunningham of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, Tylynn Broncho of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Kailynn Belcher of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Walter YoungBear of Norman, Oklahoma, and Joshua McClellan of Norman, Oklahoma.
Alicia is survived by her daughter McKayla Corene Williams, her grandchildren GracieLynn Kemble & Anthony Kemble Jr., her siblings Tammy McClellan-Cunningham, Russell McClellan, and Jefferey McClellan, and her many beloved nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Eddie Grant, her grandparents, her mother Grace LaVera Tyner-McClellan, and her brother Frank Elwood McClellan, III.
Alicia McClellan grew up going to Native American Church and often generously opened up her home to others for prayer services. She has raised a daughter and has been blessed to celebrate the life of two grandchildren. Alicia was of the Dog Clan. Her Shawnee name is Wal.Abp.A.Ma . She enjoyed dancing, praying, beading, traveling, and spending time with her dearest loved ones.
Alicia was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a student at the Mid-America Christian University with a 4.0 GPA. Alicia has resiliently lived with diabetes that led to her having to get a kidney transplant. Her experience with her health has been an inspiration to many. The fast obstacles of life never cause her to lose faith, hope, or sight of what truly mattered.
Regardless of the trials and tribulations that life had for Alicia, she always found her strength in her faith in God and the Native American Church. The power of prayer and its strength was shown throughout her life.
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