The Times West Virginian

January 31, 2014

Opal Cain

Times West Virginian

— Opal Louise Cain, 73, of Fairmont, and formerly of Meadowdale Community, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 29, 2014), at Fairmont General Hospital.

She was born in Marion County, on May 25, 1940, a daughter of the late Robert Lewis and Thelma (Hayes) Burge.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Arthur Richard Cain, in January 1985.

Opal worked as a housekeeper, retiring from the Holiday Inn of Fairmont. She was Methodist by faith and a graduate of East Fairmont High School.

She is survived by three brothers, William E. Burge of Fairmont, David L. Burge and his wife Janice of Rivesville, and Robert Burge and his wife Muriel of Colonial Beach, Va.; one sister, Shirley Heston of Durham, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James F. Burge.

Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Rex Musgrove officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery in Fairmont.

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