Josephine Crain

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Josephine O’Quinn Crain, 79, of Silsbee, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday December 8, 2017. She always put her family first. She was a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She loved to travel and visited every state in the United States, except Hawaii. She also liked to shop and take pictures, she took thousands of pictures of family and friends. She also loved her church family very much. She enjoyed crocheting, tending to her flower beds, and baking during the holidays and family get-togethers. Christmas-time was her favorite time of the year, she would decorate her entire house from top to bottom. She collected Christmas Village Houses and had 314 that she would display. She was the matriarch and center of her family. She was always there for everybody and would come running when you called. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Herman Crain; parents, Ivy P. and Ruby Lee O’Quinn; and sister, Cleola Abernathy. She is survived by her loving children, Chester Crain of Silsbee, Jeannie Permenter and husband Mickey of Mauriceville, and Donna Crane and husband J.W. of Silsbee; grandchildren, Derrick Crain and wife Jessica of Evadale, Christopher Crain and wife Melissa of Fred, Crystal Freddrick and husband Jay of Buna, Dawn Permenter of Mauriceville, Shandee Crane of Evadale, Melissa Smart and husband Otis of Kountze, Jodee Crane of Silsbee, Jason Welborn and wife Kayla of Kountze; 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild; siblings, Joey O’Quinn and wife Sheila of Silsbee, Mildred Cox and husband Richard of Silsbee, Steve O’Quinn of Silsbee, Simon O’Quinn and wife Nancy of Silsbee, Margaret Wilkerson of Silsbee, Ruby Gore and husband Jimmy of Spurger; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her family received friends at Farmer Funeral Home Saturday,December 9, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service was Sunday, December 10, 2017, at 2:00  p.m., at Farmer Funeral Home, officiated by Bishop Bebe and Brother Miller. Interment followed at Cunningham Cemetery in Silsbee. Serving as pallbearers will be Pierre Wilkerson, Christopher Crain, Derrick Crain, Garrett Johnson, Ty Permenter and Colten Crain. Honorary pallbearers are Mason Paul, Cauy Crain, Lynn Stewart, Jack Warren, and Garrett Crain.

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