Claudia Hale, 89, of Wilkesville, Ohio, 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 her in death 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; 15 grandchildren, 23 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; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Claudia 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 7, 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, Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. with services from 6 to 8 p.m.
If preferred, memorial gifts will be accepted for Maggie’s Home Church by the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, OH 45686-0148. Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com