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Freeda Crain

Tuesday, December 4, 2001

Freeda Crain, daughter of the late Perly Collier and Laura Ann Hogg Collier, was born on Aug. 26, 1910 at Diehlstadt, Mo. and died in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau on Dec. 1, 2001, at the age of 91. Mrs. Crain was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in St. Louis and Dexter, a former resident of Dexter and was currently residing in Cape Girardeau. She was united in marriage to Rufus "Doc" Crain on July 2, 1938 at New Madrid. Mr. Crain preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1992. Survivors include one son, Carlon Crain of Dallas, Texas; by one daughter, Phyllis Oliver of Cape Girardeau; by one sister, Leeda Glenn of Las Vegas, Nev.; by three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Fred Collier. Visitation was held at the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3. Funeral services were then conducted at 11 a.m. in the Rainey Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clifford Wray officiating. Interment followed in the Hagy Cemetery with Rainey Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of all arrangements.