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Oct 12--Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Edward McLain, Sr.  age 76 of Uvalda, GA  who entered Eternal Rest on Tuesday October 9, 2018 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, GA.  Dennis was born on October 11, 1941 in Montgomery County, Georgia (Long Pond Community) to Dennis Edward and Maggie McLain.

He was preceded in death by his siblings Johnny”Pete”McClain, Ernest “Sonny” McClain, Willie “Henry” McClain, Sally “Mae” Davis, Savonna “Red” Johnson.

He was educated in Montgomery County School System. He joined St. Mary Church at an early age. He began a farming career with the Morris Farms in Uvalda, Georgia at age 16. He retired from Morris Farms after 47 years of farming.

He leaves to cherish his memories a Loving and Devoted Wife Mary L. McLain of Uvalda, Ga. Six Children: Felecia(Jack)Baker of Uvalda, Ga; Linda McLain Ford of Murfreesboro, TN; Sabrina (Harold)Kelly of Uvalda, Ga; Ashley Davis of Uvalda, Ga; Edward McLain Jr. of Vidalia, Ga and Rodney McLain of Pooler, Ga. Goddaughters: Audrey Ellis of Hinesville, Ga: Cheryl Thomas, Dione Thomas, and Carla Thomas all of Uvalda, Ga. Two Sisters Alice Hamilton of Virginia and Vernell Somersett of Jacksonville Florida. One Brother Horace McLain of New Jersey. Family friend: Loretta Baker. Two adopted Sisters-in-Laws: Elizabeth Logan of New York; Ann(Lewis)Williams of Fort Lauderdale Florida. 18 grandchildren; 27 Great Grandchildren; and 5 Great Great grandchildren. Cherished love ones: Kenneth Ford, Brenda McLain and Debra McLain. He has extended family: Betty Morris, Randall(Debbie)Morris, Howard(Carol)Morris, Beverly Morris(Rick)Robin, John(Amy) Morris, Frank(Cindy) Morris, Tracy Morris all of Uvalda, Ga. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.

Public Visitation will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 5 PM until 7 PM at Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home in Vidalia, GA.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM from the Sanctuary of Flipper-New Hope AME Church in Uvalda, GA. Rev. Arthur Bryant is Pastor will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in Dead River Cemetery in Uvalda, GA.

Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements for Mr. Dennis E. McLain, Sr.

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