Mary Rene Irick McLean, 82, of Pulaski, Va., died May 3, 2022. She was born in Walnut Mountain, Tenn., on Dec. 31, 1939, to the late Claude Thomas and Onis Louise Hicks Irick. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul P. McLean, and two siblings.

Survivors include her sister, Wanda Lee Singleton of Tennessee; her brother, CL Irick and wife Cindy of Singleton, Tenn.; two half-brothers, Bobby Irick and Tom Irick; one son, Randy McLean and wife Ivey of High Point, N.C.; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held May 14, 2022, beginning at 11 a.m. at High Country Services in Galax, with Mark Carico officiating. A burial will follow at Ebenezer UMC Cemetery.

The care of Mrs. McLean has been entrusted to High Country Services. Online condolences can be made at