Odell G. McClain


Odell G. McClain was born to Odie McClain and Ima Sanders on June 27, 1927, in Caldwell County.

He served in the United States Army and fought in the Korean War.

Odell joined the United Methodist Church in Lockhart, Texas, and was a faithful member for many years as well as a frequent visitor of First Baptist Church.

He had a great love for family, frien

ds (especially Calvin Webb and their Sunday football game viewing parties), dogs and sports. His favorite sports teams were the Dallas Cowboys, the Los Angeles Lakers and UT Longhorns.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Edna Branch-McClain; his daughter, Joyce Brown; his sons, Harold McClain, Carl McClain and Alfred McClain; and his two sisters, Modestine McClain-Broughton and Geraldine McClain-Jennings.

Odell leaves to cherish his memory: his twin brother Otis McClain (Marva), and youngest brother, Steve McClain (Margaret); a special friend, Janie Asberry; one son, CSM Robert L. McClain, (Jeri McClain) of Lawton, Okla.; four daughters: Jacalyn J. Guyton (Ira Guyton), of Lockhart, Texas, Iris J. Knight, (Eugene Knight), Patricia McClain-Reed, (Willie Reed) and Becky Carter, (Fred Carter) and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, and loyal friends from across the country.

A Visitation was held Monday, July 12, 2010, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Eeds Funeral Home. Services were held on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lockhart, Texas. Interment followed at Hooks Cemetery in Lockhart.

All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, Lockhart, Texas. (512)398-2343.


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