Ellene Whitaker, 98, of Dry Fork, died September 7 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
A daughter of the late Joseph E. and Martha Jane Dixon Cornett, she was the widow of Astor Whitaker. She was a grandmother of the late Jason Wayne Combs, and was also preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Surviving are three sons, Billy Harold Whitaker of Dry Fork, and Charles Martin Whitaker and Bobby Dean Whitaker, both of Somerset; three daughters, Mattie Joyce Burton of Noblesville, Ind., Linda Kay Whitaker of Somerset, and Betty Yvonne Combs of Dry Fork; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held September 10 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.