VeteranJames Gain

James E. Gain, 67, of Macomb, died at 2:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

He was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Astoria, a son of George Franklin and Nettie Johnson Gain. He married Anna Gruber Graham in 1951 in Glen Burnie Md. She survives.

Also surviving are one stepson, Edward Graham of Bloomington; two step-grandchildren, Douglas Graham of Bloomington and Michele Graham of Urbana; one brother, Philip Gain of Bear Lake, Calif.; and one sister, Patricia Schreiber of DeKalb.

He lived most of his life in Macomb moving there in 1937. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Pharmacy. He owned and operated Gain Drugs in Macomb for many years and worked as a relief pharmacist in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri after his retirement. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Macomb and a former member of the Macomb American Legion. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.

Services were held Saturday at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Rev. James Stovall officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorials may be made to the McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/27/1997


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