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McLee ‘Mac’ Brewer

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1920-2020

  • McLee ‘Mac’ Brewer

Services for McLee Brewer, 99, of Canton, were held Friday, May 15, 2020, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. David Fretwell officiating.

Mac passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at his home in Canton.

He was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Phalba to Latson Brewer and Laura Crabtree.

Mac grew up in Phalba and graduated Canton High School before joining the Navy in 1942. He earned his Master’s Degree from Sam Houston State University and taught school for 31 years before retiring as principal from Canton ISD in 1981. Mac loved farming. At one time, he had the largest hay operation in Van Zandt County. He was a member of the Canton Church of Christ and enjoyed traveling to Colorado.

He is survived by his wife, Clara Mae Brewer; grandson, Kyle Whitton; granddaughter, Stacy and Steve Hale; granddaughter, Christi and Anthony Clark; grandson, Mac and Ashley Brewer; granddaughter, Laura Brewer; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler, Jacob, Jackson, Colton, Ashia, Adian, and Eli; son-in-law, Delbert Whitton; and nephew, Paul and Claudine Brewer.

Mac is preceded in death by his parents, Latson and Laura Brewer; wife, Lue Ella Brewer; daughter, Janice Whitton; son, Danny Brewer; and eight brothers and sisters.

Interment was at Elm Grove Cemetery in Van Zandt County.