Sarah Ann Cain

1931 - 2012

Sarah Ann (Clay) Cain, age 81, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was a long time resident of New Bloomfield, Mo. and Holts Summit, Mo. She was born on May 21, 1931, a daughter of William B. Clay and Louise E. (Ousley) Clay. She was married on August 5, 1950, to James "Bus" Cain, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2006. Sarah graduated from Jefferson City High School and worked for Division of Employment Security as a personnel analyst for 38 years. She enjoyed traveling, reading, raising and showing Tennessee Walking horses, cooking family dinners and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Sarah was a selfless caregiver to many people and was always there for her family. She is survived by two daughters, Debbie L. (Larry) Strobel of Jefferson City, Mo. and Becky L. (Woodrow) Meadows of Evans, Ga.; one son, Kevin J. Cain of Jefferson City, Mo.; five grandchildren, Erika (Nick) Brandl, Brittany Roark, Brandon Roark, Woody Meadows and Tristian Cain; as well as six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Dorothy Cox. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with the memorial service following at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Hopewell Baptist Church in New Bloomfield, Mo. Burial will follow in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Debo Funeral Home, P.O. Box 314, Holts Summit, MO 65043. Condolences can be sent by visiting