Mary Elizabeth McCain was born in Bessemer, Alabama on April 5, 1925. She was the first child of the late Elvira and Luke O’Neal. Mary had eight siblings, four preceded her in death. At an early age she confessed hope in Christ. She later married the late Willie McCain and lived in Bessemer, Alabama where joined the 28th Street Church of God in Bessemer. She was an active member of the Church until her health failed. She departed this life June 4, 2016. She leaves to cherish her memories: eight siblings, four preceded in death, six sons, one preceded her in death and daughters, 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts, and many friends.