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1920 – 2015
Allen Clyde Mains, Sr., 94, of Toughkenamon, passed away on April 27, 2015 at Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove.
He was the husband of the late Marie Ward Mains.
Born in Shouns, TN he was the son of the late Brownlow and Zilda Tester Mains.
Clyde was a veteran of the US Army and served in WWII.
He was a retired carpenter. Clyde was a member of the Wm. W. Fahey Post 491 American Legion, Kennett Square. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, watching Eagle football games and NASCAR.
He is survived by one son, Allen C. Mains, Jr. (Evelyn) of Landenberg; one daughter, Sherry Potter (Donald) of Lincoln University; two grandchildren, Donald Potter, Jr. (Jeannie), and Tina Pairo (Larry); and four great-grandchildren, Timmy, Shelby, Alexis, and Donny.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Mains and Charles Mains.
Funeral services were held at 1 pm, Saturday, May 2, at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St. Oxford, PA, where friends and family visited from 12-1 p.m.
Interment with full military honors was in Homeville Cemetery, Cochranville.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Wm W. Fahey Post 491 American Legion, 208 E. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348.
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