Mary “Kay” Main

August 12, 1926 - April 17, 2014
Mary “Kay” Main

Hendersonville, NC

Mary ìKayî Main, 87 of Hendersonville, died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Irwin, PA, she was the daughter of the late John B. Rymer & Hester Pittillo Rymer.

Kay lived a number of years in Pittsburgh, PA where she graduated from Robert Morris Business College and participated in music seminars at Penn State University. She retired from General Motors Buick Motor Division as an executive secretary after 30 years of service. While living in Pittsburgh she was an organist for 25 years for the Pittsburgh Youth For Christ.

Kay and her husband Don, moved to Hendersonville 25 years ago. Since living in Hendersonville she was a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville where she served as a church pianist. She also was a piano and voice instructor for 36 years and an officer of the Christian Womenís Club in Hendersonville.

She is survived by her loving husband, Don Main; a brother, Rev. John F. Rymer and his wife Velma; and cousins, Bob Rymer and his wife Naomi and Joann Lightcap and her husband Bob.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, Music Department, 312 Fifth Avenue, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


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  • April 19, 2014
    Vance Yoder says:
    Kay's homegoing is heaven's gain and earth's loss with such a gifted saint arriving. Our prayers are with you, Don.

  • April 19, 2014
    Donald and Claire Heakins says:
    Dear Don, We are praying for you. Sorry we are out of town. Will see you soon. In Christian Love, Don & ClaireK

  • April 19, 2014
    Alton Connor says:
    Kay blessed our lives at First Baptist Hendersonville with her God-given musical talents! We are so sorry for your loss, but rejoice that her suffering on earth has ended and she is providing beautiful music for our Lord there in Heaven! With Deepest Sympathy and Prayers, Alton Connor

  • April 22, 2014
    Don and Liz Gilbert says:
    Dear Don, We are very sorry for your loss. Kay was one of the sweetest women we have ever known. We praise God that she is now at complete rest and peace with our wonderful Lord and Savior.

  • April 23, 2014
    Miranda Dudney says:
    Dear Don, Praying for you during this time of loss of your precious wife! She was a remarkable woman and blessed so many lives. She has so many creative talents and now she is sharing them all in heaven! Rejoicing with God! May God continue to always bless you Don! Love Miranda and Chuck Dudney