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Virginia Claire Cain

Virginia Claire Cain was born in Ridgley, Tennessee on December 3, 1913.  She was the daughter of Willie Lee Cain and Cordie Hariston Woods Cain. 

She departed this life at the Southgate Living Center in Caruthersville, Missouri on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  She was 104 years old. 

Virginia graduated from Caruthersville High School and then moved to Washington, D.C. where she went to work for the United States Department of Agriculture. 

After her retirement, she returned to Caruthersville and enjoyed many years with her family and friends.  In addition to enjoying her family, she also was known for sewing skills.  

Survived by her sister – Rebecca Jane Cain – Caruthersville, MO 

A special friend – Pam Gardner – Caruthersville, MO 

Other relatives and friends 

She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers – Charles, Edward, and Will Cain, and 2 sisters – Karneese and Grace. 

Funeral services were held on February 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the H.S. Smith Chapel with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.  Interment in Maple Cemetery. 

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