Mila J. Forehand

March 15, 1937 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Mila Forehand Obituary

Mila J. Forehand, 86, of Patoka passed away Thursday, January 4, 2024, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care. She was born on March 15, 1937, the daughter of Raymond and Helen (Thompson) Caudle in Marion County. She married Wesley “Wes” Cain, they later divorced, and he preceded her in death on November 16, 2021. She married Paul Forehand, November of 1978 in Vandalia and he preceded her in death on August 31, 2014.

Survivors include her beloved family, sons, Mike Cain and wife Carol of Patoka, Tracy Cain and wife Mary Jane of Patoka; daughters, Terri Reed and husband Robert of Shattuc, and Stacy Hood and husband Gary of Patoka; grandchildren, Stephanie Altizer and husband Tony, Alicia Barker and husband Garrett, Jake Cain and wife Nicole, Samantha Reynolds, Emily Cain, Shelby Headley and husband Andy, and Clinton Hood; great-grandchildren, Jase, Claire, Noah, Rhett, Ross, Brooks, Mila, and a sweet great-grandson due in February; brothers, Darrell Caudle and wife Jeanie of Assumption, and Gary Caudle of Florida; sister, Mary Caudle of Vandalia; many nieces and nephew, extended family members, and friends.

Along with her husband, Paul Forehand, Mila was preceded in death by her parents.

Mila was the heart and soul of her family. A great confidant to her children and grandchildren who she adored. She was a loyal employee for Owens Brockway, dedicated to a job well done. Mila was an expert seamstress and enjoyed the work of sewing. She was fun, kind and caring while babysitting. Mila loved her flowers and taking good care of her yard. Mila will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2024, at Vernon Cemetery in Vernon. Memorials may be made in Mila’s honor to Vernon Cemetery and will be accepted for the family at Macz Funeral Home 234 South Elm St. Centralia, IL 62801. Online condolences and memories of Mila may be shared with the family by visiting www.maczfuneralhomes.com and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page. Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is privileged to be assisting the family of Mila Forehand with arrangements.


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Graveside Service
January 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Vernon Cemetery
Marion County, Illinois, 1/4 mile north of Vernon on Rt. 51, at Burk Road, 2330N and 300E
Vernon, IL 62892


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