Archie Lynn Cain

Published 10:21 am Friday, December 23, 2016

Mr. Archie Lynn Cain, 85, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at the Mississippi State Veteran’s Affairs Home in Oxford. The funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Everett Childers officiating. Burial will follow in Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:30 at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Oxford, to the late Julian Silas Cain and Mamie Black Cain, Mr. Cain was a longtime member of New Prospect Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and enjoyed the outdoors.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Danny Cain and two sisters, Mildred Knight and Ruth Sharrer.

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Survivors include his wife, Jimmie Nell Cain of Oxford; two daughters, Lynell Gilbert and her husband, Pete of Westminster, South Carolina, and Stacy Barnes and her husband, Russell of Oxford; a son, Randy Cain and his wife, Barbara of Tamms, Illinois; a sister, Catherine Hudson of Prairieville, Louisiana; a brother, Ray Cain of Oxford; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Cain’s memory may be made to New Prospect Baptist Church, 823 Hwy 334, Oxford, MS 38655.

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