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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Oklahoma's Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Has Died

Eddi-Rue McClanahan was born in Healdton, Oklahoma on February 21, 1934.  Her parents were Edwin McClanahan, a building contractor and Dreda Rheua-Nell (nee Medaris), a beautician.
Ms McClanahan died today, June 3, 2010, at the age of 76 years.
She graduated from Ardmore High School and from the University of Tulsa.  She was of Irish and Choctow heritage.
We will miss this sassy lady and beautiful Oklahoman.  No one could have played Blanche Devereaux better than Miss Rue.  Thank you beautiful lady, we will miss you.
Love,
Territory Mom

For more info go to News-Yahoo and Wikipedia.org

1 comment:

Lost City Denise said...

I heard this on the radio yesterday. What a sad day. She was a wonderful actress and Oklahoman.

That is a lovely photo of her!