Lillie Pearl McClelland Self, 86, of Silsbee, died Saturday, Jan. 2, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care, Silsbee. She was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Pineland, to Lonia Strickland McClelland and Willie McClelland. Mrs. Self served the Lord as a pastor’s wife for over 30 years. She was a retired cafeteria worker at Sims Elementary in Bridge City.
Survivors include her children, Kenneth Self and his wife, Lucinda, of Kirbyville and Debbie Lewis of Lumberton; grandchildren, Rebecca Hernandez, and her husband, Javi, of Nacogdoches; Brittany Cruz and her husband, Anthony, of Newton and Kevin Self and his fiance’, Brenna Burnes, of Kirbyville; Presley Lewis of Lumberton; and Devin Lewis of Lumberton and great-grandchildren, Arrianna Cruz of Newton, Isabella Hernandez of Nacogdoches and Trey Self of Kirbyville.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, the Rev. Troy Self and brothers, Walter McClelland, Easuel McClelland and Jesse McClelland.
A gathering of Mrs. Self’s family and friends will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at 2:00 p.m., at Spring Hill Cemetery, Hemphill.