80 year old J.E. Bain of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a farmer and a Pentecostal. The family has chosen direct cremation, however a memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. at the Christ Pentecostal Church at Brush Creek. Billy Hale will officiate. Visitation will be from noon until 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Bain was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Bertie Sue Atnip Bain; two daughters, Katrina Bain and Peggy Frances; a grandchild, Carol Jo Bain; two great grandchildren; three brothers, Honest, Bernice, and Alton Bain; and four sisters, Velma and Bonnie Bain, Flossie Linder, and Bertha May Bain. Survivors include six sons, Johnny and wife Kristy Bain of Lancaster, Jason Bain of Smithville, Jerry Bain of Temperance Hall, Jimmy Bain of Smithville, David and wife Priscilla Bain of Smithville, and Larry Bain of Smithville. Two daughters, Peggy and husband Tommy Hensley of Sparta and Melinda Griffith and Terry Strayn of Smithville. Twenty six grandchildren and twenty nine great grandchildren survive along with a brother, Troy Bain and a sister, Grady Gribble both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.