Lois Opal Easley, 99, of Marion, died Saturday, Jan. 25, at Crittenden County Health and Rehab.
She was a daughter of the late Herman and Edna Ramage of Salem. She was an original founding member of Marion Church of God, where she served in different capacities, teacher, bus driver, cook, and hostess to evangelists/preachers. She had worked as a professional cook locally and on river boats for several years. She got her high school diploma at the age of 73.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, James A. Easley; a son, Larenza A. “Sonny” Easley; a grandson, Joey J. Easley; a brother, Benjamin Ramage; and a sister, Reba Roberts.
Survivors include her children, Brendyth O. Boone (Eddie) of Princeton, Lucky D. Easley (Brenda), and Joseph L. Easley (Linda), all of Marion, and Latricha Rhee Hollowell (Larry of Tyler, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion, with burial to follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Mapleview Cemetery in Marion, c/o Gilbert Funeral Home, 117 W. Belleville St., Marion, Ky. 42064.
Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.