Berniece Wright McClain
Funeral Date: 11/12/2008

Obituary:
Berniece Wright McClain, age 81, of Warren, AR. died Friday November 7, 2008 in Spring, TX. Born May 21, 1927 in Warren, AR. a daughter of the late Bert Wright and Eunice B. Kelly Wright she was a retired secretary at Immanuel Baptist Church where she was as a member and served as Sunday School teacher, a retired clerk at West Brothers and Carlís Shoes. She was the widow of Herman Hines who was killed in France during World War II, Roy Wilson McClain who died August 8, 1999. Also, preceding her in death was a son Bruce Douglas McClain, brothers Lester Wright, Pete Bernard Wright, Jessie Wright, sister Clara Wright. Survivors are 1 son Ronald Gary McClain and spouse Debbie, Spring, TX. 1 daughter Linda Gail Montgomery and spouse Bill, Russellville, AR. 3 sisters Mae Castleberry, Baton Rouge, La., Mildred Smith, Shreveport, La., Shirley Norris, Camden, AR. 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Wednesday November 12, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Cliff Mayton and Rev. David Richey officiating. Linda Barrett was organist, Bob Haygood and the Immanuel Baptist Church Choir sang. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Rye, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bruce McClain, Matt McClain, Mike Montgomery, Bucky Wright, Bill Slaughter and Rick Anders. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Castleberry, Paul Harton, Paul Cash, Harvey Helton, Dr. Kerry Pennington, M.D., Clyde Castleberry and Baker Peebles. Memorials preferred Pregnancy Assistance Center North, P.O. Box 7035; The Woodlands, TX. 77387.

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Name: Sandra & Don Spraggins
Message: She was a precious lady. Thinking of you all!

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Linda, I am so sorry about your Mom. I will be praying for you and your family. God Bless

Name: Susan Roberts
Message: She brought such joy and vitality to the Active Older Adults class at the YMCA. She will be missed!

Name: Kaylon, Jimmy, & Kevin Taylor
Message: Linda, We are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Bernice was a special lady. She will be greatly missed.

Name: Patsy (Taylor) Glover
Message: I always looked forward to seeing Bernice at the family reunions. She was so cheerful and friendly and she will be missed.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: I was so saddened to hear of Berniece's passing. She was my precious friend and will be sorely missed. You all remain in my prayers.

Name: Patricia (Castleberry) and Steve, Dustin and Kevin Allen
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Berniece was always so cheerful and fun, she will be missed.

Name: Leon Thornton, French and Judy Wynne
Message: May it be of some comfort to know you are in the thoughts and prayers of your friends. Berniece was a very special lady and will be missed dearly.....

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Linda and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ricky

Name: Melissa Bradley Hudspeth
Message: Debbie and family of Mrs. McClain, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

Name: Hugh & Brenda Quimby
Message: We will miss Ms. Bernice at church.She always added to much to a Bible study class

Name: Johnnie Angle
Message: Mae, so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. I will keep you and the family in my prayers. May God watch over all of you.

Name: Levie Angle
Message: With My Deepest Sympathy

Name: Lillie Belle Temple
Message: Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Tom and Louise Bannigan
Message: An old Irish proverb: "A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." That love will endure forever. Our deepest sympathies in this time of loss.

Name: Jeff, Stephanie, & Dusty Jester
Message: We are thinking and praying for you'r family. I pray God will wrap his arms around you.

Name: WHS class of 1970
Message: Ronnie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
Message: Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family.

Name: Paula Hunter- Herring
Message: Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family.

Name: Barbara Gorman
Message: I have no words that will ease the heartache, your Mom was a true Christan lady. She lived her life as we all should do. The beautiful smile and the twinkle in her eye will always be remembered. May God bless you all with wonderful memories.Barbara Glosson Gorman

Name: Fran and Ken VanDerZwalm
Message: Linda and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We know you will miss her very much. She was a precious Godly Woman. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Campbell & Judy Wilkerson
Message: We were so saddened to hear of your loss. Berniece was a wonderful, loving lady and such a prize for a friend. She will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with you.

Name: PATSY & STEVE HILBORN
Message: AUNT BERNIE WILL FOREVER BE IN MY HEART...SHE WAS A GREAT LADY, MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY...LTO TO EACH OF YOU...PATTI