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Joseph A. Crain

Joseph A. Crain, 37, of Poplarville, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2007 at Carriere.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Picayune Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Chad Howell will officiate at the service, with burial following in New Hope Cemetery in Crossroads under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 9, from 6-9 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home.

Joseph was a student at PRCC, Poplarville, a U.S. Army veteran and a Christian.

He is survived by his father and step-mother, Billy and Chan Crain of Bogalusa, La.; mother and step-father, Diann and Fred Polit of Crossroads; former step-father, George Wade of Poplarville; wife, Mary Vaughn Crain of Picayune; four brothers, Paul Wade of Colorado, David Crain of Slidell, La., Kevin Crain of Arizona, and Andrew Wade of Crossroads; one sister, Lynda Palao of Texas.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Evon and Azzielee Crain; maternal grandparents, Roy and Katherine Smith, and sister, Leann Garcia.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.