Margaret E. McLain
December 10, 1933 – March 11, 2021
Margaret Elizabeth McLain, 87 passed away at her home in Goodlettsville, TN on March 11th, 2021. She was born on December 10th, 1933 to James Wesley and Ruby Williams. Married to Ira Dale McLain on April 27th 1951. Soon after they move to Wichita Ks where they started their life's together. They had 47 years of marriage until Dale's passing in 1998. Raising their family of 1girl and 3 boys. Margaret worked several jobs over her life. Staying with most of them until they closed up. Kmart was her last job working until she was 82 years old, she was their most dependable worker. Margaret was a 5' little firecracker, living life to its fullest. She was on her High School Basketball Team, Graduated at Farmington Arkansas, she went to Semi Truck Driving School in Kansas. She was never afraid to try new things. Getting to travel often she got to see the Grand Canyon, Redwood Forest, Alaska and Aruba just to name a few. She had many adventures in her life time. She went Para sailing, boating, has road a 80ft Sky Coaster, and has road motorcycles both on and off road. Margaret loved quilting or crocheting, she enjoyed working in her yard. She spent the last few years of her life being with her son Cliff. She loved going to work with him doing road calls, or just hanging in the shop. She had her hands full keeping him straight. She also would go to the Veranda to visit friends and do arts & crafts. Spending rest of her time with her loving family doing family activities. She is Loved dearly and will be missed by her family and friends.Proceeded in Death by: Mother and Father, Husband Ira Dale McLain Daughter Margaret Kim Crowe Sons James Dale McLain, Wesley Dwight McLain, Granddaughter Candy Marie Crowe, Leaving many love one's behind: Son Clifton L McLain, wife Jane, Sister Wynelle Hampton, husband Don, 3 Grandsons David Laymon, Troy Crowe, Jeremy McLain, 2 Granddaughters Dawn McLain, Candace Tucker, Their Spouses & 15 Great Grandchildren Visitation will be held on: Friday 19th, 2021 during hours 6 - 8 pm Hillside Funeral Home, 2929 W 13th Street North, Wichita, Ks. 67203. Graveside Memorial Saturday 20th, 2021 @ 11:00 am Resthaven Gardens, 11800 West Hwy 54 Wichita, Ks. 67209. Family Gathering & Lunch After Service 12:00- 2;00 Hosted By Donny & Deana Brasher, 2012 W. Savannah Wichita, KS 67217.
Margaret E. McLain
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March 18, 2021
Margaret... I met her in 1974 while working at Sta-Krisp in Wichita, KS. I met her son James (Jim) Dale McLain there as well. After dating him a period of time, I then became pregnant with our daughter, Dawn Marie McLain.
Margaret was Dawns Grandma, whom Dawn has grown to love, admire and treasure through the years. Margaret was a wonderful Grandma. A strong willed little lady. I believe my daughter definitely has her Grandmas blood running through her! For that I have been blessed to have had her in Dawns life.
Margaret has a Great Grandson named Jesse Lee Redford, Dawns son. He had the opportunity to meet her and spoke with her on the phone during Dawn and Margaret's calls. He was tickled to get to know her through his 4 years. He is heart broke to learn he will have to wait to meet and talk to Great Grandma McLain again in Heaven. She was a great, Grandma to him as well!
May the family find peace within our great God above. May he bring you comfort and love, knowing she is with Him. She will greatly be missed.
March 17, 2021
One Sweet Lady ! She ran the office at Cliff's for several years, Never meet a sweeter person , Prayers For All The Family !