Claudia Hale, 89, of Wilkesville, passed away at her residence surrounded by her family on January 1, 2013. She was born August 30, 1923, in Varney, Kentucky, daughter of the late John and Tanney Case Williamson.
She married John B. Hale on August 23, 1941, in Pikeville, Kentucky, and he preceded her in death March 24, 1998. Also preceding her in death were a grandson, Ronnie A. Hale; a very special daughter-in-law, Susie Hale; four sisters and one brother, Norma, Doris, Jettie, Nadene and Donnie Hale.
Mrs. Hale is survived by three sons, Claude (Martha) Hale of Langsville, Ohio; William (Patricia) Hale of St. Amant, Louisiana, and John Elliott (Jane) Hale of Jackson, Ohio; two daughters, Karen Hale Elliott of Wilkesville, Ohio, and Katrena Hale-Claver of North Redington Beach, Florida; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers and two sisters, Isaac (Billie Joyce) Williamson, Lonnie Williamson, and Lena (Billy) Webb, all of Varney, Kentucky, and Lucille (Wade) Bostic of Charleston, South Carolina; a host of nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Maggie’s Home Old Regular Baptist Church of Dundas, Ohio where Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 7, 201,3 with Brothers Don Mullins, Greg Sowards and Johnny Thornsberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, with services 6-8 p.m. at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel.
If preferred, memorial gifts will be accepted for Maggie’s Home Church by the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio 45686-0148.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.