Alice Mae McClain
Alice Mae McClain, 72, of Mt. Vernon died 9:55 a.m. Aug. 31, 2004,
at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was first
employed with the housekeeping department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital
in Mt. Vernon and then was the superintendent of housekeeping at Mt. Vernon
Casey Care Center.
Mrs. McClain was born May 1, 1932, in Bluford to Elton M. and Eva (Clemens)
Cornwell. She married William "Bill" McClain March 25, 1954, in Benton; he
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon. D. Wayne Heil will officiate. Burial will follow at East Hickory Hill
Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. McClain is survived by her husband, William "Bill" McClain of Mt. Vernon;
a son, Tony McClain and companion Tammy Pate of Mt. Vernon; daughters Lisa Hoelscher
and husband Curtis of Centralia, Sherri Pierce and husband Tracy of Wayne City and
Carla Lafoon and husband Lawrence of Madisonville, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; sisters Mary Nadine Neideffer of Mt. Vernon and Audrey
Fae Highsmith of Lakeland, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Randy McClain; and a granddaughter,
Mrs. McClain was a member of New Life Harvest Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to New Life Harvest Church and will be
accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721,
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral
Home, where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: 3 Sep 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman