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Mary Sue McLain

March 30, 1928 ~ February 3, 2018 (age 89)

Mary Sue McLain

Sylacauga, AL - Mary Sue McLain, born March 30, 1928, was gathered into the arms of her Lord Jesus on February 3, 2018. A lifelong resident of Sylacauga, her life touched many well beyond the city limits of her home town. Though she remained single and did not bear children of her own, her nieces and nephews became her children. Always loving, always generous, always giving, she provided support and assistance whenever needed. There are so many wonderful things that can be said of Sue that would attest to the goodness of her character. We love you Sue and will miss your presence in our lives. It was a privilege to know you. Yours was truly a life well lived.

Sue is preceded in death by her mother Bernice Batson McLain, sister Betty Jo Gonzalez and brother-in-law Frank Gonzalez. She is survived by her niece, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great niece, cousins and many, many friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Sylacauga. The family will receive friends at 2:00 p.m.

Burial will follow at Marble City Cemetery in Sylacauga, Alabama.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Meals on Wheels at or to a charity of your choice.

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Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.

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