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Jerry A.  Cain
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Obituary for Jerry A. Cain

Jerry A. Cain, 79, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan.

Jerry Ann was born on her family’s farm located near Sullivan on January 2, 1939 to the late Albert W. and Viola N. (Delashmett) Politte. She grew up and attended school in Sullivan and was in the graduating class of 1956. Jerry was united in marriage to Leo Cain on June 16, 1956 and to this union, two daughters were born, Roxann and Priscilla. Together, Leo and Jerry raised their family in Sullivan. Jerry worked at the Midwest Shoe Factory for many years and eventually went on to work in the Sullivan Elementary School cafeteria alongside her daughter, Roxann. Jerry retired from the school in 2002. She was a very devoted member of New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan; she taught Sunday school for over twenty years, worked in the kitchen there and was a caregiver to all. Jerry also loved doing yard work, puzzles, crossword puzzles, reading and going on walks with Leo. She loved her family and her church family and will be missed dearly.

Jerry is survived by her two daughters, Roxann (Tom) Hood of Sullivan, MO; Priscilla (Ron) Keogh of Independence, MO; one sister, Judy Witt of Ballwin, MO; Special Aunt, Lula Thurmond of Sullivan, MO; 5 grandchildren, Alicia Frohbieter (Tim) of Cuba, MO; Travis Hood (Megan) of Sullivan, MO; Holly Hodges (Phillip) of Independence, MO; Anna Needles (Scott) of Independence, MO; and Emily Keogh of Independence, MO; 8 great grandchildren: Matthew, Dalton, Leah, Brea, Gabriel, Grace, Ben, Toby & Freddy who is due in March; numerous nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Cain; her parents, Albert W. and Viola N. (Delashmett) Politte; and one grandson, Christopher Hood.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018 at New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018 at New Testament Baptist Church with Brother Charles Idleman and Brother Dave Wright officiating. Interment will follow in I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Jerry may be given to New Testament Baptist Church Backpack or Kitchen Ministry.

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, MO.

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Sullivan, Missouri 63080





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Sullivan, Missouri 63080

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Sullivan, Missouri 63080

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