- Somerset Commonwealth Journal
Edith Chestnut Lay, 66, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1943 in Somerset, Ky., to the late James B. and Ruby Colyer Chestnut. She married Max Lay on Dec. 20, 1964 in Somerset, Ky.Edith graduated Georgetown College in 1964 and returned to Eastern Kentucky University to receive her Masters Degree. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.Edith is survived by her husband and her son, John B. Lay of Lexington, Ky.Preceding her in death are her parents; her son, James Chestnut Lay; and her brother, James C. Chestnut.Visitation for Edith will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking and Crematory.A celebration of Edith's life will be held Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking and Crematory with Bro. Darrell Vance officiating. Interment will be in the Somerset Cemetery.Somerset Undertaking and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.Condolences may be expressed at www.somersetundertaking.com.