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Mrs. Izetta Lay, age 67 of Bethel Road in Pine Knot, passed away on Friday June 17, 2011, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1pm Monday June 20, 2011 in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. William Kilby officiating. Burial will follow in the East Pine Knot Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6-9pm at the funeral home. And the family has requested contributions to assist with the purchase of graves spaces.

Izetta was born in Harlan, Kentucky on October 20, 1943 to the late Bethel and Clara Gibson Berry. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother David Berry, and 3 sisters, Bobbie and Mary Berry as well as June Perry.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years Vernon Lay. The couple was married on April 20, 1964. There are 3 sons: Lonnie Lay and his wife Mindy of Pine Knot, Ronald Lay and his wife Yvonne of Eubank, KY, and Wayne Lay and his wife Tonya of Pine Knot. There is one daughter, Sue Sizemore and her husband Randy of Pine Knot. She has 3 brothers, Junior Berry of Indiana, Erstle Berry of Florence, KY, and Danny Berry of Lexington, KY. There are 4 sisters, Patsy Klug of Covington, KY, Janice Lay of Monticello, KY, Loretta Woods of Covington, KY and Dorothy Pendergrass. Izetta was blessed with 7 grandchildren; Amy, Sarah, Wendy, Jason, James, and Anthony Lay, and Jonathon King.

Izetta was a homemaker and a member of the East Pine Knot Tabernacle Church of God. She will be sadly missed by all those that knew and loved her.

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I am so sorry for your loss. May "the God of all comfort" (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) comfort and soothe your heart. His promises, found in the Holy Scriptures, can offer much hope. It assures us at John 5:28,29 that our loved ones will be remembered and brought back to life in the resurrection. Please allow God's Word to strengthen you and help you to endure this most difficult time.

G.FORD Nov 9 2011 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about your loss.

Ruth, Louise & Sue Jun 21 2011 12:00 AM

sorry for your loss

jeffery privett Jun 19 2011 12:00 AM

you will be missed very much mom.

ronald lay Jun 18 2011 12:00 AM

The Cross We Bear Lord, We Come To You With Our Humble Prayer Asking You For Strength For This Cross We Bear We Have Lost Our Precious Grandmother Our Hearts Are Broken And We Need You To Keep Us In The Shelter Of Your Arms To Lead Us, Guide Us And Carry Us Through As We Say Farewell To Our Precious Grandmother Let Our Hearts Be At Peace Knowing She Is In Heaven With You And One More Thing, Before Our Prayer Is Through Thank You For A Grandmother Whose Love Was Loyal And True.

Amy Jun 18 2011 12:00 AM

Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of sorrow. May God give you the strength to go through the days ahead.

Jeannette Tucker and Kathy Jun 18 2011 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your loss. Was a great woman and mother have known her for years and she always had a smile on her face. But she is now for sure a winner. Will be praying for you all.

Sue Myers Dick Jun 18 2011 12:00 AM