Sandra E. McClain 1946-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Ms. Sandra E. McClain, 73, of Youngstown, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

Ms. McClain was born July 30, 1946, in Youngstown. She was the oldest of nine children of the late John D. and Lillian Walker McKinney.

She was a graduate of class 1966, from the Rayen senior high school. Sandra accepted the Lord Jesus Christ and was baptized at an early age at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church. Presently she was a member of the Youngstown Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Mike Williams. She was a hospitality and events hostess, but her most rewarding job was as a loving and faithful home caregiver to her two special-needs brothers, John and David McKinney.

She enjoyed traveling — going to Florida to visit her son with her brothers. She enjoyed outings and events with her special friends. Sandra loved everyone she made contact with.

She will be greatly missed by her family, soul sisters, Marsha Gykes and Pat Stanford; her godsister, LuCindy Luckett; and special friend, Gloria Fleeton.

Sandra leaves to cherish her memories, two sons, William (Cynthia) McClain and Brian McClain; two sisters, Johnnie Spates-Greene and Jaye Dee (Calvin) Thurston; three brothers, Nathaniel, John D. and David Arnez; six grandchildren, Monet and William, Brauna, Brian Jr., Kavon and Abeion; her cousins, nieces, nephews and a host friends.

Sandra was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Jay and Kevin McClain; her brothers, Raymer and Floyd; and a sister, Lillie McKinney.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

Social distancing will be upheld. Seating will be limited for immediate family and all will be required to wear a mask before entering the building.

The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.

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