Carl Ladelle McCain, son of the late William Arthur McCain and Biddy Ruby Cooper McCain, was born Oct. 22, 1914, in Lodi, Miss. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at the age of 95 years, one month and three days.
Mr. McCain married Cora Truelove on Jan. 2, 1937, in Lepanto, Ark. She preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 2006. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, William, Bobby Ruth and Travis McCain.
Survivors include two sons, Carl Gene McCain and wife, Brenda, of Gideon, Mo., and William Earl "Bill" McCain and wife, Linda, of Gideon, Mo.; five grandchildren, Leslie McCain Lacewell and husband, Danny, of Malden, Mo., Bryan McCain, of Fruitland, Mo., Michael McCain and wife, Teresa, of Gideon, Mo., Eric McCain, of Springfield, Mo., and Cody McCain, of Gideon, Mo.; five step-grandchildren, Steve Davis, Kyle Presson and Jerrad Presson, all of Gideon, Mo., Tara Duffel and husband, Jerrad Duffle, of Hornersville, Mo., and Cody Troutt, of Holcomb, Mo.; two great-grandchildren, Zachary Lacewell and Kayla McCain; five step-great-grandchildren, Cruz and Callie Duffel, Taylor and Chase Davis and Kistern Presson; one sister, Estelle Long, of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.