Wilmoth Lee (Smith) Cain

December 10, 1944 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 77)


Wilmoth Lee Cain, 77, of New Salem, KY passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Born on December 10, 1944 in New Salem to the late Edgar, Sr. and Lillie Fletcher Smith. She worked at McKinney Elementary School for most of her life as a Cafeteria Cook. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church, she loved the Lord. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, feeding her hummingbirds, reading her Bible and working puzzles, but most of all she enjoyed cooking everyone favorite foods and spoiling her grandbabies.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Cain of New Salem; children, Jeff Cain (Sandy) of Stanford, Tammy Cain of New Salem, Debra Rice (Shannon) of New Salem; one brother, Lester Smith (Betty); one sister, Peggy Coffman; five grandchildren, Kaitlyn Symonds, Mikayla Snow, Makenzie Cain, Shanna Rice and Nathan Cain; five great-grandchildren, Keegan Brown, Tatum Brown, Adalee Montgomery, Tucker Symonds and Mila Symonds; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar, Sr. and Lillie Smith; 10 siblings, G.W. Smith, Edgar Smith, Jr., Raymond Earl Smith, Denny Smith, Hollis Smith, Ollis Smith, James Lee Smith, Loyd Smith, Opal Smith and Benny Smith.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 4, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Visitation hours will also be on Tuesday morning from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Lockard officiating. Burial will follow at New Salem Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers are Bennett Dale Smith, Ronnie Smith, Eric Smith, Mike Smith, Bruce Smith, Arther Luttrell and Eddie Crew.

Honorary Pallbearers are Winfred Coffman, Keith Allen Smith; and her grandchildren.

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April 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

Funeral Service
April 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

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