Share This Obituary


Berniece Cowan McCain, 93, of Granite Shoals, Texas went to be with the lord on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Marble Falls, Texas with her family by her side.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, July 3, 2017 at Littlefield Cemetery.

Berniece was born in Madill, Oklahoma on February 5, 1924 to Pittman and Eula Mae Cowan. She was born 12th of 16 children. She had 9 brothers and 6 sisters. She married Eargle Joy "EJ" McCain on July 14, 1942 in Amherst, Texas. They were married 31 years until his death in 1973.

Berniece was preceded in death by her husband, Eargle Joy "EJ" McCain, son Jerry Mac McCain, 9 brothers: Albert, Clifford, Siebert, Wayne, Richard, Hubert, Leon, Kendall and Roland and 4 sisters: Infant girl, Juanita, Grandes and Murl.

She is survived by daughters Lahonda Roberts, Linda Blair and husband Jimmy, Sherri Wright and Sandra Atkison and husband Don. Grandchildren Cathy Winters and husband Kenneth, Lahonda DeNis Tiner, Stephanie Nelson and husband Darrin, Linsay Macek and husband Jody, Christopher Fry and wife Markelle, Joshua Fry and wife Leah, Whitney Wright, Kyle McCain and wife Kala, Jessica Floyd and husband Shyler and Cash Atkison, 21 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren and 2 sisters: Betty Krueger of Littlefield, Texas and Christeen Cutright of Hobbs, New Mexico.

Berniece was happiest when she was cooking for her large family. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, canning vegetables and traveling to visit her family, especially for her family reunions. She also loved playing bingo, cards and board games. She loved the Lord and her family.