Beryl Marie McClain, 91 of Midland passed away on Wednesday morning July 21, 2021 at Medilodge Nursing Home. She was born on November 22, 1929 in Midland. The 4th of eleven children to the Late Charles and Hattie (Grim) Bass. She married Ronald LaVern McClain on September 20, 1952. He preceded her in death on September 24, 1996.
In her early years she worked at Saran Wrap Corporation and worked on taxidermy. She later enjoyed collecting and restoring antique furniture. She liked to go camping, fishing, bowling, garage sales and playing card games. Spending time with family meant the most to her, as well as teaching grandkids to play billiards.
She was a member of the Jehovah Witness congregation.
Surviving are two daughters Christine (Mike) Rickett, Norine Randall (Jerry Gilliland) both of Midland. Grandchildren Christopher (Kristy) Rickett, Dawn (Pete) Turner, Jeremy Randall, Jennifer (Matt) Shoffner of Midland. Great Grandchildren Travis Rickett (Hannah Militello) of Midland, Shannon (Barry) Histed of Bently, Logan, Cameron and Elizabelle Turner all of Midland. Great great grandsons Dakota and Ryker Histed of Bently. Surviving sisters Winona Kenyon, Wanda (Mike) Wilson and brothers Norris (Mickey) Bass, David (Sue) Bass, Douglas (Vivian) Bass and sister-in-law Alberta Bass.
She was preceded in death by sisters Eva (John) Heminger, Evelyn Bass; brothers Jim (Joyce) Bass, Ray Bass, Leroy (Shirley) Bass and two great granddaughters Alexis and Stephanie Rickett.
A memorial for Beryl will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, August 6, 2021 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with a Memorial Talk at 6pm by Richard Bailey. Friends may visit with the family from 5pm until the time of service.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the McClain family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.