Claudia Hale, 89, Wilkesville, passed away at her residence surrounded by her family 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 August 23, 1941, in Pikeville, Kentucky, and he preceded her in death March 24, 1998. Also preceding was 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, Langsville, Ohio; William (Patricia) Hale, St. Amant, Louisiana, and John Elliott (Jane) Hale, Jackson, Ohio, and two daughters, Karen Hale Elliott, Wilkesville, Ohio, and Katrena Hale-Claver, North Redington Beach, Florida; fifteen grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren, and 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, Charleston, South Carolina; a host of nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Maggie’s Home Old Regular Baptist Church, Dundas, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, with Brothers Don Mullins, Greg Sowards and Johnny Thornsberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park. Friends may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, on Monday from 4-6 p.m. with funeral services from 6-8 p.m.
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.