John Buster McClain

July 21, 1923 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 98)

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Mr. John B. McClain (98) passed peacefully into the loving arms of the Lord surrounded by family on April 1st, 2022. He was born to Junius and Sudie McClain on July 21st, 1923 in Iredell County NC, where he met and married the love of his life the late Frances Lorene Cornelius. They were married on May 15th, 1943 and had been married for 75 years.

He was also proceeded in death by 2 sons Johnnie Eugene in 2009 and Thomas Stanley in 2021, grandson Christopher Knight Jr., and 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Those left to cherish his memory are 2 sons Donald (Connie) of Salisbury, NC and Kenneth of Fowlerville, MI; 4 grandsons Kenneth, Jonathon (Robin), Eric (Heather), and Joshua (girlfriend Lacie); 2 granddaughters Brittaney Hobbs and Katie Morphis; 10 great grandchildren Lydia, Adriana, Jacob (Maranda), Andrew, Lillie, Ryker, Cameron, Kylie, Farah, and Sydney; and 3 great great grandchildren Athena, Nolan, and Emmersyn.

John served his country with pride. He began in the Army common core and moved to the Marines based on Parris Island, NC during WWII from 1943-1946. John later became a police officer for Howell, MI. He worked for GM at Buick Motor Division in Flint, MI for 33 years. John loved the Lord and was a member of First Baptist Church of Fowlerville. John loved spending time with his family and going places.

Services will be: visitation Tuesday April 5th 4:00-7:00pm at Herrmann Funeral Home in Fowlerville. Funeral will be Wednesday April 6th at 11:00am at First Baptist Church, 214 S. Grand River Ave. Fowlerville, MI 48836. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.

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April 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Herrmann Funeral Home
1005 E. Grand River
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Funeral Service
April 6, 2022

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Fowlerville
214 S. Grand Ave
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Interment following funeral service
April 6, 2022

Greenwood Cemetery
4350 Cemetery Road
Fowlerville, MI 48836

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