September 7, 1934 - August 5, 2018
Martha Jane Anthony McClain went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Jane was born on Sept. 7, 1934, in Camden, Arkansas, to Lester and Ozella Anthony. She grew up in Bearden, Arkansas, but spent most of her life in Bryant. She was married to Bill Winters and Horace McClain until they both passed away. She was a 1952 graduate of Bearden High School where she played basketball for the Lady Bears. She enjoyed spending time with her family and watching her shows on TV. All of her brothers, nieces and nephews will tell you she was like a mother to each of them. Jane had two precious babies, her dogs: Bandit I and Bandit II. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Ozella Anthony; husbands, Bill Winters and Horace McClain; aunts, Thelma Lewis and Lucille Quarles; sister, Maxine Harrell; and brother, Glenn Anthony; niece, Tammy Anthony; and great niece, Brandi Anthony. She is survived by her brothers, Dennis (Cathie) Anthony and Bill (Mary) Anthony of Bearden, John Anthony of Arkadelphia, Alan Anthony of Sheridan and Lee (Betty) Anthony of Benton; she also has a host of nieces and nephews that were always considered her children. The family would like to acknowledge the love and care provided by Dr. Larry Braden, the nurses with OCMC Hospice, and her caregivers that helped to take care of her as if she was part of their own family. Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Benton Funeral Home in Bearden. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Bethel Cemetery in Bearden with Steve Ethridge officiating. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net. Pallbearers will be Keith Anthony, Lester Anthony, Mike Anthony, James Anthony, Kevin Anthony, and Greg Anthony.
Martha Jane Anthony McClain went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Jane was born on Sept. 7, 1934, in Camden, Arkansas, to Lester and Ozella Anthony. She grew up in Bearden, Arkansas, but spent most of her life in Bryant. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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