ELWOOD — Virginia Grace (Underwood) Cain, 91, of Elwood, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Community Parkview Care Center in Elwood after an extended illness.
She was born on March 15, 1922, in Champaign, Ill., the daughter of Edward and Grace (Todd) Underwood. She was a homemaker. Virginia attended schools in Ohio until her senior year, when she moved to Indiana and graduated from Alamo High School. She married Bernard Earl Cain on March 2, 1946. She was a member of East Main Street Christian Church in Elwood for more than 60 years where she was involved in the Golden Circle Class and the Esther Circle. She was also a member of the 50-Plus Club, Les Bonnes Amies Home Extension Club, YMCA Senior Members, and formerly the Lady Elks. Virginia was devoted to her family. She enjoyed cooking, camping, and traveling to 48 of the United States.
Virginia’s family includes three children, Judith Ann (Tom) Piemme of Surprise, Ariz., Roger Alan (Linda) Cain of Elwood, and David Alvin Cain of Alexandria; three grandchildren, Stacy (Phil) Savage of Anderson, Jenny (Andy) Carmack of Elwood, and Josh Cain of Fishers; three step-grandchildren, Geoff (Cathleen) Piemme of Washington, D.C., Jennifer Piemme of Boston, Mass., and Karen Piemme of San Jose, Calif.; six great-grandchildren, Erika Smith, Devon Smith, Jessica Moore, Austin Moore, Aidan Carmack and Lukas Carmack; and four step-great-grandchildren, Caitlin, Maggie, Lucy and Alicia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of nearly 50 years who died Oct. 15, 1995, Bernard Earl Cain; sister, Julia Kenneman; brother, Virgil Underwood; granddaughter, Kristy Moore; and great-grandson, Travis Moore.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with the Rev. Roger Gardner of the East Main Street Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood City Cemetery.
Visitation will held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morrisett Center Food Pantry through the funeral home.
Post online condolences at www.copherfeslermay.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.