Published 9:33 am Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Betty Jean Crain, 86, a resident of Lake Charles died early Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Lake Charles Care Center.

She was a native of the Stateline community but a longtime resident of Dallas, Texas, where she was an active member of Liberty Baptist Church. Betty enjoyed sewing and cooking for her family and others. She was always a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

She is survived by: a son, Ronald Crain of Dallas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Jimmy Chapman of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Debra and Gary Harvey of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchildren, Robin Langlinlas Rogers, Nicholas Harvey and Kim Crain Powell; and three great-grandchildren, Hailey Wilson, Keegan Powell and Kamon Powell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Crain; her son, Martin Crain Jr.; parents, Theopolis Moody and Rebekah Ard Moody; sisters, Daisy Lee Tullos and Mae Amos; and a brother, Nathaniel Moody.

A graveside funeral service will be held at Crain Cemetery in Stateline at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, with the Rev. Eric Williams officiating.

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