“Gerald was born on March 2, 1937 in Ralls. On November 20, 1954 he married Gwendolyn Swift in Lubbock. He worked as a painter in the construction business. Gerald was a sportsman; he loved birds and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Vera Mae McClaran, and two sisters, Lillian Hargrove, and Barbara Hindman.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Gwen McClaran, four children, Jeretha Neel, Eldon (Linda) McClaran, Gerald McClaran, and Marla (Mark) Felton, eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lubbock.”