Eula May Crain


Eula May Crain

Feb. 1, 1934 - June 5, 2018

Eula M. Crain, age 84, of Orange Beach, Alabama and former resident of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, passed away on June 5, 2018.

Eula was born Feb. 1, 1934 to Paul and Ethel Burks Ewing of Larue County, Kentucky. She was a graduate of Hodgenville High School and attended the University of Kentucky Community College in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

She worked as a successful real estate broker and owned her own agency for 28 years. Eula was a member of Eastern Star and The First Christian Church of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

She loved life, was happy, funny, and enjoyed socializing with her many friends. She had a passion for planning derby parties and entertaining.

She was known for cooking and serving gourmet foods. She always remembered her doctors, office personnel and elderly friends by baking and delivering cakes, cookies and candies for special occasions.

Eula was an ardent reader and had written several books; the last one was her autobiography titled, "The Survivor."

Eula was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Ethel Ewing.

Survivors include her loving husband of 49 years, Frank N. Crain; one daughter, Kimberly Rae and husband Edwin (Butch) Phillips; grandchildren, Megan and Matthew Phillips of Mt. Jouliet, Tennessee; two stepsons, Paul Nelson and Charles Crain of Hardyville, Kentucky; three sisters, twin, Beulah Rae Catllett of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Doris Simpson of Hodgenville, Kentucky and Alma Ford of Orange Beach, Alabama; numerous relatives, friends and two special little buddies, Angel and Sugar.

Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, 2551 S. McKenzie St., Foley, AL, where hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served in celebration of Eula's life.

There will also be an additional visitation and service held in Elizabethtown, Kentucky at Dixon-Atwood Funeral Home Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 6 until 8 p.m. located on 234 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, KY.

Graveside services will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Hospital.

Family would like to express a special appreciation to doctors Mike Asher, John Mcatee, Russell Proctor and Haitham Qader; also to all the staff at South Baldwin and Select Specialty Hospitals.

Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 2551 S. McKenzie St., Foley, AL 36535, 251-943-2391,