Lester C. McClain  

The Shelby News, 10 Sep 1964 

Lester C. McClain Dies Unexpectedly

Well Known Farmer Of Rockbridge Community

Lester C. McClain, 57, a farmer of the Rockbridge neighborhood, died unexpectedly at his home at 6 a.m. Monday. He had been in ill health for sometime.

Mr. McClain was a native of Spencer County and a son of the late Ezra and Ollie Cook McClain. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church and a gentleman who commanded and held the respect of people in all walks of life. He will be missed not only by his family but throughout the community.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Minnie Armstrong McClain, two daughters, Mrs. J. T. Lawrence, Shelbyville, and Mrs. Nancy Nation, Lexington; a son, Paul Johnson, Shelbyville; two sister, Mrs. Alfred Richardson, Waddy; Mrs. Delbert Cook, Simpsonville; a brother, Homer McClain, Waddy.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday from Shannon Funeral Home by the Rev. Raymond Sparrow and the Rev. H. Dallas Sugg. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Billy Gene Bohannon, Bobby Bohannon, Carl Armstrong, Marvin Cook, Jerry Richardson and Allen Spears.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:   Submitted by Tamryn Glaser.


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