December 18, 2013

Leatrice Joyce Cain Van Horn

The Express-Star

— Leatrice Joyce Cain Van Horn

Funeral services for Leatrice Joyce Cain Van Horn of Duncan will be held Thursday, Dec. 19th at 2 p.m. at the Crews Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Jim Henderson officiating.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery at Apache under the direction of Crews Funeral Home.

Leatrice Joyce Cain Van Horn was born Jan. 19, 1943 in Chickasha to John Edward and Dessie Lorene (Nunn) Turpin.  She passed away Dec. 17th in Duncan, at the age of 70.

Joyce married Kenneth Cain on April 30, 1960.  She enjoyed going fishing with him and would ride with him when hauling hay.  To this union, eight children were born.  He preceded her in death on June 7, 2001.

She married Dean Lee Van Horn on April 5, 2010.  They lived in Marlow, until she moved to Duncan.  Joyce enjoyed working crossword puzzles but her greatest joy came from spending time with her family.  She especially loved playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by four sons: Richard Cain of Marlow, Robert Cain of Marlow, Kenneth Cain, Jr and companion, Lora Brown of Chickasha, and Mark and wife, Nikki Cain of Marlow; three daughters: Karen McCaskill    , Sharon Kennedy, Rita and husband, Michael Baxter, all of Duncan; 27 grandchildren: Tommy Cain, Jessica Cain, Jennifer Cain, Brandy Jantz, Jessie Jantz, Chris Cain, Amber Cain, Amrah and husband, Tracy Lagerquist; Alexis and husband, Simon Estrada; Timothy Cain, TyLeena Cain, Shari McCaskill, Daniel Marine, Jacob Kennedy, Matt Kennedy, Jeff Kennedy, Jammie Heidler, Tesla Kennedy, Haley Baxter, Dyllon Baxter, Austin Baxter, Josh Batch, LaDonna Batch, Kyle Batch, Earnest Beck, Candice Armstrong, Shelby Beck; 45 great-grandchildren and two “on the way”

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Cain; a daughter, Diana Batch Harris; a grandson, Jared Kennedy; a great-granddaughter, Mikhayla Marie Noyes; two brothers: Walter Turpin and Troy Turpin; three sisters: Jodie Carr, Betty Colgrove and Murlene Rose

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