Alex McClain was born on January 29, 1935 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late George McClain and Carrie Berrian Williams McClain. He transitioned from labor to reward on June 28, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida at the bedside of his brother and best friend.
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Alex attended the public schools of Duval County. While working in various industries he discovered that his passion was helping people, in particular the elderly. This led to his decision to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Alex had an uncanny ability to reach people which carried over in his volunteer services at Clanzel Brown Senior Citizen and Mary Singleton Center. Later in his Christian walk, he joined St. Stephen AME Church under the leadership of then pastor, Rev. Dr. Michael L. Mitchell.
Alex was preceded in death by his parents, George McClain and Carrie B. Williams McClain; siblings, Samuel Morgan and Lonnie Morgan; and a daughter, Sheree McClain.
Alex leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Charlotte McClain of Hobe Sound, Florida; four daughters, Cynthia Smith, Alexis, Phyllis, and Karen McClain; a devoted brother, Johnnie McClain (Geneva); four stepchildren, devoted cousins, Mildred Outlaw Warren, Mr. & Mrs. Robert King and Estelle King; devoted friends, Sara Davis, Algerene Jones, Evelyn Sims, Mr. Laverne Pullins, Betty Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, cousins, other relatives and friends..
The funeral service for Alex McClain will be held 10 AM, Saturday, July 6th, 2019 at the St. Stephens A. M. E. Church 913 West 5th Street. The visitation will be 5 - 7 PM, Friday, July 5th, 2019 at the mortuary. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234