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Mamie S. McClain, 99

Mamie S. McClain
Mamie S. McClain

SOUTHPORT — Mamie S. McClain, 99, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Wilmington.

Mrs. McClain was born June 25, 1917, in Harnett County, the daughter of the late June and Maggie Smith.

Survivors include her son, James McClain of Southport; daughter, Mary Gardner of Wilmington; 22 grandchildren, Patricia, Nathaniel, Judy, Jerry, Harold, Ernest Jr., Martha, Eddie, Wanda, Phillip, Barbara, Richard, Kenneth, Pamela, Melanie, Kenneth, Neil, Sharona, Melanie and Terri; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Neil F. McClain; three sons, William Franklin McClain, Ernest McClain and Samuel McClain; three brothers, Lewis Smith, Elmer Smith and Charles Smith; and sister, Hettie Taylor.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at First Baptist Church in Southport with the Rev. Brian Monroe officiating.

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