Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

March 26, 2014

Myra Lee McLain

Myra Lee McLain of Corsicana went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 24, 2014, after a lengthy illness that never stole her joy or sense of humor. She was born July 7, 1935, in Frost to Leroy and Myra Downey. She was employed in the banking industry for 45-plus years in Frost, Blooming Grove and Corsicana. After her retirement, Myra devoted her life to serving others through various organizations at First Methodist Church in Corsicana. She also began working in the front office of the sale barn in Hubbard. She enjoyed her flowerbeds and being outdoors as well as traveling. Myra was a lifelong fan of the game of basketball, particularly the Navarro Bulldog basketball team.

Myra is survived by her husband Gene McLain; her son and daughter-in-law Mark and Jaclyn Watson of Longview; grandchildren and their spouses Russell and Amanda Watson of Wylie, Rachel and Kenny Durost of Keller, and Randall Watson of Wylie; great-grandchildren Hunter, Emma, and Lola Watson, Reese Durost, and step-grandchildren Mason and Austin Procell, who will forever treasure the memory of their “Granny.” She is also survived by brother Roy Downey and wife Diana of Coolidge and nephew Kevin Downey of San Angelo. 

Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home,1530 N. 45th St., Corsicana, Texas.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Corsicana, with Rev. Mike Alexander and Jay Fraze officiating. Serving as Pallbearers are Russell Watson, Randall Watson, Kenny Durost, Kevin Downey, Elmer Lee Tanner, Gerald York, Doug Furrah, and John McLain. Honorary Pallbearers are Bobby Armstrong, John Braly, Jimmy Hoosier, Devon Perkins, Rudy Carroll, George Ballew and Sonny Bancroft. 

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Prayer Card Ministry in lieu of flowers.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home



 

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