Bernice Virginia Harvey Cain, 82, died in her sleep Sunday Morning, July 28, 2002, in Orlando, Florida, where she lived. She was born on Straight Mountain near Oneonta, the second child and only daughter of Elder and Minnie Elizabeth Tidwell Harvey. She left home to study cosmetology in Montgomery, where she met and married Charles Franklin Cain of West Virginia. During World War II, Charles Cain was stationed in Tampa. As an aerial photographer in the Air Force, he served over Burma. After later working in construction in Miami, he retired, and the couple spent some years in Blount County, where he researched and wrote books on the Harvey and Tidwell families. Bernice Cain was buried by her husband at CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA. She is survived by four children; nine grandchildren and five great- grandchildren; and sisters-in-law Geniece, Juanita, Marguerite, and Myrtle Harvey. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers Arlin, Johnny Mack, Neal, and Wayne Harvey.
[Blount Countian, August 7, 2002]