Mary Ottilie Cain

Published 11:08 am Tuesday, October 26, 2010

PORT GIBSON — Mary Ottilie Cain died Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at her daughter’s residence in Port Gibson. She was 87.

She was a lifelong resident of Port Gibson, where she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 337 of Port Gibson, for over 50 years. She was a lifetime member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Edgar Cain Sr. in March 2009; her parents, W.D. “Dan” and Sarah E. “Emma” Slayton; and sisters, Lucille S. Trim and Claudia S. Cunningham.

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Survivors include her daughter, Marjorie C. (Billy R.) Bufkin of Port Gibson; a son, James Edgar (Grape H.) Cain Jr.; a brother, William J. “Bill” Slayton and wife Jan J. of Port Gibson; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carroll Walker officiating. Interment will follow at Wintergreen Cemetery with Eastern Star memorial services. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Tony Bufkin, Richard Bufkin, Mickey Bufkin, Jamie Cain and Victor Rushing and great-grandson Brett Bufkin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Headley, Dr. Paul Pierce III, Camellia Home Health and Hospice, grandchildren and great-grandchildren Vivian Rushing, Colby Rushing, Taylor Rushing, Patricia B. Rollison, Finley Rollison, Lori Bufkin, Cassie Bufkin, Richie Bufkin, Amanda Bufkin, Mary Bufkin, Macy Bufkin, Marley Bufkin, Angie V. Bufkin and Morgan Vinson.

Glenwood Funeral Home in Port Gibson has charge of arrangements.