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Marilyn Louise Fain

December 24, 1934 — April 5, 2020

Marilyn Louise Ball Fain, 85, of Inman, South Carolina, passed away, Sunday, April 5, 2020 in a senior living facility. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended Stable Life Worship Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lois Wesley Ball and Lorene Audrey Watts Ball; son James Mitchell Fain; siblings William Ball, Jean Brooks, and Bud “Ace” Ball.

She is survived by her husband James David Fain; son David Wesley Fain (Pasty) of Inman, SC; grandchildren Krystle Ledford, Jessica Fritts, Megan Fain, and Savanna Fain; great-grandchildren Oaks Ledford and Marley Ledford; daughter-in-law Janice Fain; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A private family graveside will be held in Ooltewah Cemetery. A celebration of life will be scheduled for a later date.

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Stable Life Worship Center 520 Blue Ridge St. Inman, SC 29349.

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