EDITOR'S NOTE: The following obituary was inadvertently left out of Friday's edition of the American Press.
Irma E. McCain (Duhon), 82, of Moss Bluff passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, in a local hospital.
Mrs. McCain was born Jan. 17, 1930 in Lake Arthur and was a 1947 graduate of Lake Arthur High School. She has lived the past 57 years in Moss Bluff. She, along with her husband, owned and operated Handy Foods Grocery in Moss Bluff for many years. She was a member of the Diamond Dancers where she made many friends over the past 10 years. Mrs. McCain was also a supporting member of St. Jude Children’s Hospital. She enjoyed playing the piano, reading novels, gardening and especially loved to travel. Family gatherings were always a treat for her because of her love of her family and cooking.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband of 61 years, Julius Robert “Bud” McCain of Moss Bluff; her sister, Eva Newman of Crowley; four sons, William “Bill” McCain of Plano, Texas, Jonathan McCain and wife Kathy of Youngsville, Mark McCain of Moss Bluff and Danny McCain and wife Pam of Moss Bluff; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Burt Duhon.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gateway Church of God, 1815 Sam Houston Jones Parkway in Moss Bluff, under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Rev. Richard Watson will officiate. Interment will follow in Ritchie Cemetery. Visitation Friday will be from 3-8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, 4321 Lake St. in Lake Charles. Visitation Saturday will be at Gateway Church of God from 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org.
Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.