Opal  Lay
Opal Lay, 94, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at her home. She was born November 19, 1924 in Whitley County, KY, to the late Ancil Gatliff and Elizabeth Strunk Cox. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband J. C. Lay. She was a member of the Liberty Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by one son; Dennis Lay (Phyllis) of Corbin, KY, one daughter; Rebecca Lay Steely of Williamsburg, KY, four grandchildren; Derrick Lay of Corbin, KY, Paige Ashcraft (Matt) of Louisville, KY, Allen W. Steely Jr. (Karen) of London, KY, Eric Steely (Debbie) of Versailles, KY, nine great-grandchildren; Zachary Steely, Micah Steely, Noah Steely, Gabriel Steely, Isabella Steely, Alexandra Ashcraft, Tyler Adams, Chase Mosko, Trevor Mosko, two great-great grandchildren; Liam Mosko, Kimber Adams, two sisters-in-law; Anna Cox of Williamsburg, KY, Rhoda Webb of Cincinnati, OH, several nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Ellison Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Caddell, Rev. Doyle Lester, and Bro. Stanley Taylor officiating. Interment will be in the Bryant Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. until the funeral hour Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Ellison Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Bryant Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.ellisonfh.com.
Ellison Funeral Home of Williamsburg is entrusted with these arrangements.
Published on November 18, 2019


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Don and Jane Mills
Nov 23, 2019
We are so sorry to hear of Miss Opal's passing. What a blessing it has been to have known her.
Sending our most sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.