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Obits > 1976 - James Cain

Sterling Gazette, March 17, 1976 4;1


TAMPICO - James Egbert Cain, 64, a well known Tampico resident, died late Tuesday evening at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Tampico on Friday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Harmon, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Tampico Memorial Cemetery in Tampico. Friends may call at the Schmitt Funeral Chapel after 2 p.m. on Thursday.

A Memorial has been established.

James Cain was born March 17, 1911, the son of Haney Egbert and Ada Furry Cain. He received his education in Tampico schools and the University of Illinois. He was a member  of the Elks and a past Boy Scout leader.

Mr. Cain was associated with the operation of Cains Rexall Drug Store for many years until his retirement. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Army for 4 1/2 years.

He is survived by one sister, Miss Dorothy Cain of Tampico and several cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Fred, David and George.


March 23, 1976  4;3


TAMPICO - Services for James Egbert Cain were held on Friday, March 19, at Tampico United Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Thomas Harmon officiated.

Organist was Mrs. David Hoover. Floral offerings were cared for by Hillcrest Greenhouse.

Interment was in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery with Wesley Broers, Kermit Branson, Archie Yarde, Wayne cooper, LeRoy Stewart and Earl Krantz serving as pallbearers.

Members of Tampico Fire Deptartment attended service in a body.

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