Wilson McLain

    Services for Wilson McLain, 50, Cranks, were conducted this morning in the Cawood Church of God with the Rev. Howard Farmer officiating. Burial was in the family cemetery at Cranks.
McLain, a native of the county, had been serving as deputy sheriff for three years. He was fatally wounded Saturday in Virginia.
    In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by 13 children, Donald, Gladys Griffin, Shirley King, barbara, Rhonda, Debra and Judy all of Cranks; Scotty, Beaver Dam,; Danny and Betty of Cranks of Cawood; Earl and Kyla Long, Corbin; and Garry of Lexington.
    Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; three brothers, Everett and Samuel, Ohio; John, Indiana; and sister, Christine Greer, West Virginia.
    Pallbears will be Woodrow Turner Jr., Raymond Jackson, Frankie Smith, Richard Dingus, Doc Hodge and Joseph Middleton.
    Colonial Chapel was in charge.

Harlan Daily Enterprise

April 1976