A celebration of life for Eunice Odelle Bain, age 96, of Pell City, were held Thursday, August 9 at 3:00 p.m., from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. The Family will received friends from 1-3p.m. Reverend Sherri Reynolds will be officiating the celebration of Miss Bain’s life. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery. Kilgroe Funeral Home, Pell City, will direct the service. Miss Bain, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012, at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, James N. and Ida Belle Bain; brothers, Julian Bain, Ralph Bain, Gordon Bain, Harold Bain, Charles Bain; sister, Mildred Wright. Miss Bain is survived by her long-time best friend and sister-in-law, Helen Bain; nieces, Carolyn (Ron) DeThomas, Tracy (Jonathan) Whitten and Brody, Patti (John O.) Sims, Julia (Dale) Skelton, Barbra (Joe) Smith, Donna (Joe Ed) Voss; nephews Randall Bain, Tommy (Kyle) Bain, and Jim Wright, as well as many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Miss Bain’s love for her family and great faith in the heavenly father and His Word, were reflected in the many poems that she wrote throughout her lifetime. One of her most popular poems, entitled “My Legacy”, is currently being used by Lakeside Hospice, for their memorial bookmarks given to family members. A book of her many poems was published in 1999, and is entitled “Special Poetic Memories of My Life”. Odelle Bain was also a very talented artist. Her oil, acrylic, and water color paintings of wildlife landscapes, portraits, and greeting cards, were enjoyed by people throughout the United States. Her Greeting Cards were so popular that many people who purchased the could not part with them, and would frame them instead. Pallbearers will be Ron DeThomas, Tommy Bain, John O. Sims, Joe Ed Voss, Alan Bannister, Steven Bannister, Jonathan Whitten and Matt Skelton. The family has requested that donations in her memory be made to Lakeside Hospice, Pell City, AL or the placement of Bibles through the Gideon’s. The family cannot express enough their appreciation to the staff of lakeside Hospice for the love, support and outstanding care of Miss Bain during her illness, as well as to each family member that cared for her. You are truly God’s angels in the flesh. Kilgroe Funeral Home – Pell City will direct the service.
Published on August 23, 2012