Mildred Louise McClain, the daughter of the late Vernon and Vercie Dunivan Cooper, was born in Bloomfield on June 28, 1941, and died at her home in Bloomfield on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, at the age of 64.
She had lived in Dexter and Bloomfield all her life and was a resident of Bloomfield at this time. She was a member of the Oak Ridge General Baptist Church near Aquilla. She had worked as a door greeter at Wal-Mart for many years.
On Dec. 5, 1964, she was married to Ray McClain in O'Fallon.
Surviving are her husband Ray McClain of Bloomfield; one daughter, Lesley Barbour of St. Louis; two grandchildren; three brothers, Milford and Larry Cooper, both of Bloomfield, and Rev. Gary Cooper of Advance; three sisters, Linda Sue McRoy, Velma White, and Janet Abernathy, all of Bloomfield.
She was preceded in death by one grandchild.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Gary Cooper of Advance officiating.
Interment will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Aquilla with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.