Mrs. Fannie Mae Crain, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away on February 24, 2012 at the age of 93. “Nannie ”was a loving wife, mom, grandmother and a friend to many. Her door was always open to those in need, whether for her amazing southern cooking, for shelter, encouragement or as a trusted confidant. She was a long time member and supporter of the Morrow Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her husband Hugh D. Crain and daughter Beverly Crain Askew.
She is survived by her daughter Donna Rowe (Romeo) of Montgomery, TX; son Robert “Bobby” Crain, Sr. (Debbie) of Jonesboro, GA; grandchildren Jack Welborn Askew, Jr.(Kathy) of McDonough, GA, Hugh Craig Askew ( fiancé , Elizabeth) of Hampton, GA, Will Jeffrey Askew (Amanda) of Mansfield, TX, Tracy Lynnette Hawthorne (Troy) , Rhonda Gail McLin (Glen) both of Montgomery, TX, Stephanie Juanita Easter of Oklahoma City, OK, Robert Hill Crain, Jr. (Holly) of Hendersonville, TN, Darrell Edward Crain (Jennifer) of Norman, OK; 18 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; sisters Nadine Thomas of Luthersville, GA, Ida Ruth Parks of Homer, GA ; and brother Travis Garner (Joann) of Newnan, GA.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 1:30PM at the Morrow Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. John V. Callahan, Jr. will officiate. Entombment will follow in the Abbey at Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00PM at the Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her honor to the Morrow Presbyterian Church Food Pantry.