Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Wilma Pearl McClain

September 12, 1939 - August 13, 2020


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    Karen Tomlin says

    Our families visited often and I so much enjoyed my special time with Wilma…..she was a very dear friend!

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    Ellen Risinger says

    Sister McClain was such a special saint. Such a legacy she leaves behind. Our prayers are with the entire family as you celebrate her “home-going”.

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    Eileen Flanigan says

    Dear Rev. McClain, I have not seen either one of you in a few years but still think of you often. I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Wilma but no she is in heaven and in a much better place now and forever. Please give my love to your family and know God will keep you all so very strong. It has been almost 6 years since I lost Jim and still miss him so much but know where he is and is no longer suffering. My love and prayers to you and your family.

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At 12:10pm on August 13, 2020, our precious mother, Wilma Pearl McClain, took the hand of her Savior, Jesus Christ, and made the transition to Heaven.  We rejoice that she is completely whole in every sense, but our hearts are also heavy.


Wilma was born in Muncie, Indiana on September 12, 1939 to her loving parents Revs. Ray Sr. and Iva Ensey.


Wilma served her whole life in ministry, working alongside of her husband for 56 years.  She served in the church in many ways.  Her ministry with the church included directing the choir, developing the children’s ministry, nursery, playing piano, teaching Sunday school, and participating in Bible studies.  Wilma loved spending time with her family.  She enjoyed traveling, and sharing many memories with her husband and her children.  Wilma was very artistic.  She liked crafting, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, making clothes, sewing, and quilting.


Wilma leaves behind her loving husband of 61 years; Kennith McClain.  Also, missing her are her four children; Rev. Dr. Richard (Wava) McClain, Paul (Lori) McClain, Perry McClain, and Joy McClain.  She leaves six grandchildren: Maria (Gavin) Brothers, Greg McClain, Kevin McClain, Tiffany McClain, Christy (Benjamin) Clark, and Julie (Vanya) Luttrell.  Wilma also had five great grandchildren that will be missing her: Chayton Brothers, Kaleb Kuehn, Keegan Kuehn, Kenna Brothers, and Bella McClain. Wilma will also be leaving behind a sister, June (Steve) McCart, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Wilma will be joining her parents Revs. Ray and Iva Ensey, and her brother Ray Ensey Jr in Heaven.


Services for Wilma Pearl McClain will be Monday, August 17, 2020 at Mt. Pleasant Church located at 8900 Baumgart Road in Evansville from 10am to 12pm with funeral starting at 12pm.  Wilma will be entombed at Sunset Memorial Park following.