Edward Frank McLain

Born: Thu., Aug. 25, 1949
Died: Mon., Sep. 9, 2019


Visitation

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 14, 2019
Location: Bethlehem United Methodist Church ~ Lineville


Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Sat., Sep. 14, 2019
Location: Bethlehem United Methodist Church ~ Lineville


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Edward Frank McLain was born August 25, 1949 in Clay County, Alabama to the late Ora D. Lindsey and Johnny Frank McLain.

Edward received his education in the Clay County School System, graduating as Valedictorian from the Clay County Training School, Class of 1967. He received Christ at a young age and united with Bethlehem United Methodist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. D. I. Kirk.

After high school, Edward enlisted in the United States Navy where he spent 20 years in service until retirement and honorable discharge. Afterwards, he spent the majority of his time reading whatever he could get his hands on to read from novels to newspapers to anything that had print. He favorite novels were Westerns novels by Louis L’Amour.

Edward departed this earthly life on Monday, September 9, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Gary, Manasseh and Donny Earl.

Those left to cherish his memories are his children, Ingria Chester, Thwarnius Chester, both of Albany, GA; brothers, Alvin Lindsey, Pittsburgh, PA, Shelly (Peggy) McLain, Franklin (Barbara) McLain, both of Anniston, AL, Samuel McLain, Atlanta, GA; sisters, Diane McLain, Anniston, AL, Cleester (Anthony) Burdell, Oxford, AL; aunts, Margaret McLain, Catherine McLain, Dottie McLain, Delia (Ronnie) Boyd, Joe Catherine Lindsey, Virginia Lindsey, all of Lineville, AL; uncles, Jimmy (Bonnie) Barker, Henry Clay Lindsey, both of Lineville, AL, Dennis Ray Lindsey, Nolan Lindsey, Olester McLain, all of Pittsburgh, PA, Tony (Mary) McLain, Wadley, AL; special sister/cousin, Maudie Wood, Lineville, AL; special friend, Larry Bishop, Lineville, AL; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
 
Celebration of  Life will be 1:00p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Lineville, Rev. Shirleen Harvey, Pastor, Min. David Staples, Eulogist. Interment will follow at Lineville Community Cemetery. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to service.

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Les mclain
   Posted Fri September 13, 2019
Dear Family,
there may be great emptiness left by the Edward Frank's passing. However, the strength of the love this family shares with each other and for Edward Frank, will get us through this difficult time.
Edward Frank, was a gentle, loving and with great spirit.
Edward frank kindness will never be forgotten.
We will miss you Ed. and
We love you Family.
Uncle Nolen, Aunt Dottie, Aunt Marie and Uncle Les

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