Sheila Bain

Sheila Ann Bain, 72, of Mt. Pleasant, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 in the Emergency Room of the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.

Sheila was born July 19, 1951 in Mt. Pleasant. She was the daughter of Chester Wade and Rachel Ann (Lynchard) Bain, Sr. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1970.

Sheila was employed in the Housekeeping Department of the Henry County Health Center for 15 years and at the Iris Motel for 10 years. She enjoyed watching baseball, especially attending the games of the Burlington Bees at Community Field. She liked to play Bingo at the Veterans Club in Mt. Pleasant and at the Eagles and Moose Clubs in Burlington. Sheila was also known to enjoy an occasional trip to the casino to play the slot machines. She liked playing cards with her brother Chet. She took her parents on many trips, especially to the Christmas Lights in East Peoria, IL and the Donkey Days in Kahoka, MO. The Fourth of July was always special for Sheila, as she had an immense love of fireworks displays.

Those thankful for sharing in Sheila’s life include her brother and his wife, Chester “Chet” and Jan Bain, Jr. of New London; 3 nephews – Bart, Bret (Tabitha) and Randy (Mandy) Bain and 5 great nieces and nephews – Josie, Sully, Lois, Bleier and Ward Bain.

Her parents and a brother, Jerry Bain, precede Sheila in death.

A graveside funeral service for Sheila will be held at 10 AM on Monday, October 16, 2023 at the Forest Home Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant where interment will take place.

Friends may call to sign the register from 1-6 PM on Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant. There will be no family visitation.

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