Sarah Ann Cain

May 21, 1931October 6, 2012

Sarah Ann (Clay) Cain, age 81, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away on October 6, 2012, at St. Mary’s Health Center. She was a long time resident of New Bloomfield, Mo. and Holts Summit, Mo.

She was born on May 21, 1931, a daughter of William B. Clay and Louise E. (Ousley) Clay.

She was married on August 5, 1950, to James “Bus” Cain, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2006.

Sarah graduated from Jefferson City High School and worked for Division of Employment Security as a personnel analyst for 38 years.

She enjoyed traveling, reading, raising and showing Tennessee Walking horses, cooking family dinners and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Sarah was a selfless caregiver to many people and was always there for her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie L. (Larry) Strobel, of Jefferson City, Mo. and Becky L. (Woodrow) Meadows, of Evans, Ga.; and one son, Kevin J. Cain of Jefferson City, Mo.; five grandchildren, Erika (Nick) Brandl, Brittany Roark, Brandon Roark, Woody Meadows and Tristian Cain; as well as six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Dorothy Cox.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am with the memorial service following at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Hopewell Baptist Church in New Bloomfield, Mo. Burial will follow in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery fund, c/o Debo Funeral Home, PO Box 314, Holts Summit, Mo. 65043.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 10, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sarah Ann Cain

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JoAnn Hanley

October 10, 2012

Debbie and family, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and let all the wonderful memories you have of your mother help you through this difficult time.

Cheri, Paul, Sion & John Kirsch

October 10, 2012

Debbie, You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all and give you strength during the coming weeks and seasons. May you find comfort in knowing that she has been raised up on eagle's wings and is peacefully in her heavenly home.

Katy Morgan

October 9, 2012

Erika and Nick-we are so sorry to hear about your loss-you are in our thoughts and prayers.

"God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble." Psalm 46:1

Joanne Winters

October 9, 2012

Debbie you are in our hearts and thoughts at this time and always. Tom & Joanne