Eula Mae Crain

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Eula M. Crain, 84, of Orange Beach, Alabama, and former resident of Elizabethtown, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Eula was born Feb. 1, 1934, to Paul and Ethel Burks Ewing of Larue County. She was a graduate of Hodgenville High School and attended the University of Kentucky Community College in Elizabethtown. She worked as a successful real estate broker and owned her own agency for 28 years. Eula was a member of Eastern Star and First Christian Church in Elizabethtown. She loved life, was happy, funny and enjoyed socializing with her many friends. She had a passion for planning Derby parties and entertaining. She was known for cooking and serving gourmet foods. She always remembered her doctors, office personnel and elderly friends by baking and delivering cakes, cookies and candies for special occasions. Eula was an ardent reader and had written several books; the last one was her autobiography titled, "The Survivor."

Eula was proceeded in death by her parents, Paul and Ethel Ewing.

Survivors include her loving husband of 49 years, Frank N. Crain; a daughter, Kimberly Rae and her husband, Edwin (Butch) Phillips; two grandchildren, Megan and Matthew Phillips of Mount Juliet, Tennessee; two stepsons, Paul Nelson and Charles Crain of Hardyville; three sisters, her twin, Beulah Rae Catllett of Elizabethtown, Doris Simpson of Hodgenville and Alma Ford of Orange Beach; numerous relatives, friends and two special little buddies, Angel and Sugar.

A Graveside service is at 10 a.m. Monday, June 11, at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, 2551 S. McKenzie St. in Foley, Alabama, where hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served in celebration of Eula's life. There also will be an additional visitation and service from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home, 234 W. Dixie Ave., in Elizabethtown.

Contributions may be made to the or .

The family would like to express a special appreciation to doctors Mike Asher, John McAtee, Russell Proctor and Haitham Qader and to all the staff at South Baldwin and Select Specialty Hospitals.

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Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home
234 West Dixie Avenue
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2204
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Published in The News-Enterprise on June 8, 2018
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