Mary Whitaker

Cris RitchieEditor

November 23, 2012

Mary Gay Whitaker, 77, of Hazard, died Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Hazard ARH medical center.

She was the daughter of the late Leonard Toler and the late Susie Miller Toler, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Whitaker.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Sherman, Susan Edwards and husband Timothy, and Edwina Mayhew; sister Loretta Napier and husband Jack; brothers Charles Toler, Tommy Toler and wife Christine, and Roger Toler; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. Services will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 with James Cornett officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in Jeff.