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Mrs Grace Rebecca Mathews Cain
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1892
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1972
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA

Grace Rebecca MATHEWS Married Fred Benton CAIN on 25 MAR 1914 in Ough, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA.

Printed in the Benkelman, NE Post, January 1972

Grace R. Mathews
Grace R. Mathews, daughter of Ira Mathews, and Nancy Jane Featherston Mathews, was born February 16, 1892, near Hiawatha, Nebr. and passed away after an extended illness at the Hester Memorial Rest Home at Benkelman, Nebraska. on January 8, 1972 at the age of 79 years, ten months, and 21 days.
She was married at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Mathews, to Fred B. Cain, of Karval, Colo., March 25, 1914, and to this union three sons were born, Ronald L. Cain, of Commerce City, Colo., Lyle V. Cain, now deceased and Freddie M. Cain, also deceased.
Preceding her in death are her parents. her two sons, Lyle and; Freddie, and one grandson, Clarence L. Cain, and three brothers, Joe, Charley and Willard, and two sisters, Elva Louch. and Martha Loescher.
She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, Fred B. Cain, of Benkelman, Nebr., her son, Ronald L. Cain, of Commerce City. Colo., and his wife, Thelma and two daughters-in-law, Dorothy V. Smets, of Stockton, Kan., and Jimmie Sue Cain, of Houston, Texas, and four grandchildren and their companions and five great grandchildren, three sisters, Olia E. Hampton, of Imperial, Nebr., Florence Strobridge of Harbor City, Calif., and Doris Williams, of Alton, Kans., and two brothers, Roy Mathews of El Paso, Texas, and Clifford Mathews of Imperial, Nebraska and a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.
She was a birthright member of the Friends Church near Hiawatha, Nebr., and at about the age of 18 she was baptized into the Church of Christ, known as the Miller Chapel, near Hiawatha, Nebr., and later became an active member of the Friends Church at Karval, Colo. and remained a faithful member and a faithful servant to her Lord until death.
She was a devoted wife, companion, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all of her relatives and friends.
Grace with her husband and family lived on their homestead near Karval. Colo. until her husband answered the call to preach the Gospel, and she spent 44 years in the parsonages as pastors and Evangelists and travelled with her husband as a song leader in Evangelistic work
To know her was to love her and she always had a smile for everyone as long health permitted.
With John the Revelator we can say. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth; yea saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
Funeral services were held at the Jones Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, January 11th at 1:30 p.m. with the Revs. Merle A. Roe and Bob Sander officiating. Mrs. Ernestine Hendrickson and Martha Wilson were the singers accompanied by Mrs. Betty Erdman on the organ. Casket bearers were Duane Wilson, James Baney, Marvin Hansen, Billy Baney, Nason Wilson and Johnny Mays. Honorary bearers were Edwin Adkinson, Kermit Wilson, Sherman Phifer, Tom Hansen, Tom Humphrey and Malvin Hendrickson.
Interment was in the Benkelman cemetery under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  John Ira Mathews (1857 - 1934)
  Nancy Jane Featherston Mathews (1866 - 1952)
  Fred Benton Cain (1889 - 1981)*
  Ronald Leroy Cain (1915 - 1993)*
  Lyle Vernon Cain (1918 - 1951)*
  Freddie Malvin Cain (1924 - 1951)*
  Elva May Mathews Louch (1885 - 1956)*
  Olia Edna Mathews Hampton (1887 - 1977)*
  Grace Rebecca Mathews Cain (1892 - 1972)
  Joseph Elmer Mathews (1894 - 1915)*
  Roy Thomas Mathews (1896 - 1991)*
  Charles Emery Mathews (1898 - 1968)*
  Willard Henry Mathews (1899 - 1971)*
  Florence Eliza Mathews Strobridge (1901 - 1979)*
  Clifford Ira Mathews (1903 - 1977)*
  Doris Evelyn Mathews Williams (1905 - 1981)*
  Martha Mitilda Mathews Loescher (1908 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Benkelman Cemetery
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Our Family History
Originally Created by: David Goltry
Record added: Dec 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62978035
Mrs Grace Rebecca <i>Mathews</i> Cain
Added by: Our Family History
Mrs Grace Rebecca <i>Mathews</i> Cain
Added by: Leonard W. Smith
Mrs Grace Rebecca <i>Mathews</i> Cain
Added by: Our Family History
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Grandmother Grace, Rest in Peace and you are greatly Missed! My paternal Grandmother.
- Wayne, Donna, Tonee, Terrence
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012
Grace R. MATHEWS CAIN: 2-16-1892 1-8-1972.
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011

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