front-Richard, William, Cora(Gaines), 2nd row Helena Bailey, James (Jim), Richard, John Paul, Lucy Belle
Hedda Mae Fain McCracken Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Hedda Mae McCracken was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Laredo, Texas. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 16 (2016). Hedda was raised by her Aunt Cora and Uncle Marvin Fain until she met the love of her life, JT McCracken. He took her hand in marriage on Sunday, April 17, 1949, in Fairview, with Thomas McCracken officiating. They spent the first five years of their marriage traveling state to state while JT served in the Army. During their first 67 years together, they raised a son and a daughter.