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Mary Anne Cornette Rakes

December 25, 1936 August 15, 2019
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Mary Anne Cornette Rakes
1936 – 2019
Mary Anne Cornette Rakes, 82 of Catlettsburg, passed away Thursday evening August 15, 2019, at Woodland Oaks Health Care under Hospice Care, her loving family at her side.
Mrs. Rakes was born Christmas Day 1936 in Ashland, KY, a daughter of the late Ishmael P. and Annabelle Cornette Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 33 years Ernest “Buss” Rakes, Sr, son, Phillip Rakes, sister, Linda Dill, and great grandson Spencer Gauge Smith.
Mary Anne was a graduate of Boyd County High School and retired in 1996 as a Boyd County School Bus Driver. She was an avid reader and loved books. Her hobbies also included spending time with her family, traveling and camping. She was able to pursue her lifelong dream of traveling to Israel and visiting the Holy City along with her sisters and cousin and being baptized in the Jordan River. She served the Lord for many years and faithfully attended Catlettsburg Church of God.
Surviving are her children, Lee Anne Adkins, her husband J.B., of Lavalette, WV, Sandra Brooks, her husband Bill, of Catlettsburg, KY, Peggy Cornwell, her husband Kenny, of Catlettsburg, KY, Junebug Rakes, his wife Natalie, of Taylorsville, KY, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, sister, Sue Spurlock of Catlettsburg, and brother-in-law, Rodney Dill of Boonesboro, MD.
A Time of Fellowship in Remembrance of Mary Anne will be from 12pm until 2pm, Monday, August 19, 2019 at Catlettsburg Church of God.
Neal-Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Spencer Smith Scholarship Fund at City National Bank, Cannonsburg Branch, P.O. Box 1527, Ashland, KY 41105.


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12:00 PM 8/19/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Catlettsburg Church of God

36th Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Catlettsburg Church of God
36th Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

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Spencer Smith Scholarship Fund

City National Bank Cannonsburg Branch P.O. Box 1527 Ashland, KY 41105
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