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Mildred Powell McLain

Mildred Powell McLain, age 96, of Mena passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas.

Mildred was born in Potter, Arkansas on July 12, 1921 to the late Alvin Powell and Delia Annie Horton Powell. Mildred was a devoted mother with a big servant’s heart, always wanting to be a blessing to her family and others.  She was an honest, modest and most of all a God-fearing person that put God and family first.   Mildred was a loving caregiver for Assisted Living for over 58 years. Also she was an active member of Union Mission Church of God for many years. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She will dearly be missed by all.

Mildred is survived by sons, Dale McLain of Mena, Arkansas, Billy Gene McLain of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Billy Joe McLain of Mena, Arkansas, Tammy De-Feo of Riverside, California, Wade Lee McLain of Grand Junction, Colorado, Cody Floyd McLain of Mena, Arkansas, Billy Ray McLain of San Diego, California; siblings, Tommy Powell of California, Bonnie Matthews of California, Joe Powell of California, Wanda Thomas of Mena, Arkansas, Betty Myers of Mena, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., at Union Mission Church in Mena, Arkansas with Pastor Billy Dunahoo, Brother Lewis Martin and Brother Nathan Sherer officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation is general.

Pallbearers will be Billy Joe McLain, Tommey Callahan, Arnold Wilcox, Dwight Douglas, Pastor Roy Powell, Mickie Goss, and John Cook.

Honorary pallbearer will be Curtis Callahan.

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  1. Dale, old friend I am so very, very sorry for your loss.

  2. Dale and Bill, I am so sorry. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  3. I Loved Sister Mildred! She always had a hug and a smile.. I will miss her, and look forward to seeing her in Heaven.

    Noveta Leming

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