Cover photo for DOROTHY JANE LAY's Obituary
1960 DOROTHY 2016


May 1, 1960 — November 28, 2016

Dorothy Jane Lay, age 56 years, 6 months, and 27 days, passed from this life on Monday, November 28, 2016, at the Jean Waddle Care Center at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

She was born at Pine Knot, Kentucky, on May 1, 1960, the daughter of Chester Clark and Edna (King) Coffey.  She is preceded in death by her father, Chester Clark, a sister Glenna Clark, three infant grandbabies, and mother-in-law, Virginia Lay.

Surviving family include her mother, Edna Coffey of Strunk, Kentucky, her husband, Joey Lay of Pine Knot, her children: Dana Dixon (fiancé Johnny Ridner) of Pine Knot and Joseph Lay of Pine Knot, three grandchildren: J.J.,  Tihanna and Kiera, a sister, Irene Bryant (and Charles) of Stearns, six brothers: Jeff Clark (and Linda) of Strunk, Kenny Coffey (and Teresa) of Strunk, James Clark of Strunk, David Clark (and Jeanette) of Cincinnati, Ohio, Tommy Clark (and Vickie) of Oneida Tennessee, and Milford Coffey of Jacksonville, Florida, father-in-law, Hobert Lay of Pine Knot, brother-in-law, Brian Lay (and Ruth) of Indiana, and sister-in-law, Fay Lay of Pine Knot.

Dorothy enjoyed being a homemaker, taking care of her family, and she loved being a grandmother.  She was a member of the Davis Hill Church of God and had worked as an aide for the McCreary County Schools. She had also worked at American Bag Company and Denim Processing and liked to crochet in her spare time. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2016, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro Bill King officiating.  She will be laid to rest at the Jones Cemetery at Strunk, Kentucky.  Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 noon until time for services.

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