Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Obituary of Clara McCain Richmond (1921-2007)

Clara McCain Richmond
Mar 27, 2007 - 11:47:18 pm CDT

Blanch, NC - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Evangelist Clara McCain Richmond, 85, of 1693 Slade Rd. Blanch, NC, who departed this life Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at her residence. She was a native of Blanch, NC the daughter of the late Lantry McCain and Lula McCain, born May 26, 1921. She joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church at the age of 12, where she remained a faithful member. She was a Homemaker.

She was married to Leroy Richmond who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Ann Richmond Walker. She was a true prayer warrior who visited the sick and shut-in and over the years held healing services throughout the community. She leaves to cherish her memories her beloved children, two daughters, Rosa R. Harrell (spouse George) of Landover, Md. and Betty R. Thaxton (Spouse George) of Blanch, NC; six sons, Robert Richmond (spouse Mary) of Hyattsville, MD, William Richmond (spouse Jurine) of Springdale, MD, Nathaniel Richmond (spouse Melinda) of Waldolf, MD, Harvey Richmond (spouse Carolyn) of Milton, NC, Tom Richmond (spouse Fay) of Greensboro, NC and Donnell Richmond (spouse Andrea) of Greensboro, NC; three sisters, Ms. Ethel McCain of Danville, VA, Mrs. Lois Blaine of Washington, DC and Mrs. Dorothy Slade of Blanch, NC; three brothers, George McCain of Milton, NC, Lantry McCain (spouse Mary) of Milton, NC and Melvin McCain of Burlington, NC; twenty two grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Home going service for Evangelist Clara McCain Richmond was Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Semora, NC. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pastor P. D. Medley delivered the eulogy. All arrangements for Mr. James Henry Yancey were entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home 219 Dillard School Dr. Yanceyville, NC.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 27 March 2007.

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