Elizabeth Ann McLain

August 5, 1939 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 81)


            Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McLain, age 81, of Hiddenite, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

            She was born August 5, 1939 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Jesse Lee Davis and Mary Angeline Looper Davis.

            She was a farmer and worked at Salem Sloan Daycare as a teacher and also had worked at Broyhill Furniture. She was a charter member of Berea Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, choir member and director of children’s choir. She loved children, and enjoyed teaching them to sing. She loved to cook, bake cakes, loved her garden, and enjoyed photography.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband of 50 years, Donald Hugh “Bud” McLain; her sister, Mary Jane Davis Mitchell; her brother, James Lee “Jimmy” Davis.

Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her sons, Marcus Craig McLain (Lisa), Jesse Michael McLain all of Hiddenite, Andrew Donald McLain (Jennifer) of Claremont, David John McLain (Melissa) of Virginia; her grandchildren, Melinda Ann Severt (Chris) of Hiddenite, Megan Alisha McLain and fiancé, Josh Kelsoe of Hickory, Matthew Kyle McLain of Boone, Myles Bradley McLain of Taylorsville, Jacob Andrew McLain, Evan Thomas McLain both of Claremont, McKenzie Kristin McLain, Espn Luke McLain and Taylor Leia McLain all of Virginia; her great-grandchild, Sawyer Mason Severt; her sister, Margaret Davis Millsaps (Clint); special caregiver, Penny Harris; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Berea Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Sheridan Staton will officiate.

The body will lie-in-state from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to: Berea Baptist Church, 350 King Sprinkle Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services are honored to be serving the family of Elizabeth Ann McLain.

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April 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Graveside Service
April 18, 2021

3:00 PM
Berea Baptist Church
350 Berea Church Quincy Road
Hiddenite, NC 28636

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