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Nelda McClanahan Mains

NEW IBERIA - Funeral Services will be conducted for Mrs. Hubert W. Mains, the former Nelda McClanahan, age 86, at 10:00 am Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Downs of First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Mount Freedom Cemetery in Many, LA.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Monday. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday until service time.

Visitation will also be held at Warren Meadows Funeral Home-355 South Capitol Street, Many, LA on Tuesday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Warren Meadow Funeral Home will reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday until service time at 10:00 am and will be held in the funeral home chapel.

A native of Bossier City and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Mains passed away at 9:45 pm on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at her residence.

Mrs. Mains was a member of First Baptist Church, she enjoyed sewing and cooking. She loved traveling, especially taking bus trips with her husband to Branson every year. She will be missed dearly by her children and grandchildren and extended family members who took such great care of her.

She is survived by one son, Martin Mains and one daughter, Janis Bonin and husband Bill all of New Iberia; two grandchildren, Lori Delhomme and husband Darrell and Jerod Babineaux and Monique; five great grandchildren, Dylan, Ashley and Brody Delhomme and Mackenzie and MaKayla Babineaux; two brothers, James McClanahan of Trenton, NJ and Ed McClanahan of Baton Rouge and extended family, Dorothy "Dot" Trahan of New Iberia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert W. Mains; Parents, Prentis Martin and Myrtle Tooke McClanahan and one sister, Lelia M. Watson.

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Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements (337) 364-1881.

Published in Shreveport Times on Sept. 29, 2013
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