Guinevere Ison

May 16, 1936 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 84)


Guinevere (Gwen) Theodosia Crase Ison, 84, Somerset, KY passed away peacefully at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital on December 25, 2020.  Gwen was born in Roxana, KY to Ted and Ida Coots Crase on May 16, 1936.  She was the oldest of five children.  Gwen graduated from Whitesburg High School in 1954.  She attended Berea College for one year.  Gwen was the retired General Manager of Raintree Inn in Bronston, KY. 

She was a long-time member of Langdon Street Baptist Church and was very active in her church as long as her health allowed.  Since moving to Woodstock four years ago, she had been attending Bethel Baptist Church.  Gwen loved sewing, cooking, visiting with family and friends.  She was also an avid reader.  She especially loved family gatherings. 

Gwen is survived by her two children, Randall Keith (Janie) Ison and Deanna Lynn Ison, Somerset, KY.  She is also survived by her brother Ken (Sue) Crase, South Carolina, sisters-in-law Sedahlia Crase, Iowa, Amelia Bone, Campbellsville, KY, Florene Smith, Whitesburg, KY, Laura Meek, Illinois, brother-in-law Glenn Ison, Frankfort, KY,  a host of nieces and nephews, and a special four-legged companion, Sunnie.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her former husband Robert Douglas Ison, her brothers James D. Crase, Isaac (Ike) Crase, sister Martha Elaine Crase, sisters-in-law Jan Crase, Glendora Ison and brothers-in-law Bill Bone and Herb Smith.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Pulaski Funeral Home.

Her funeral will follow the visitation on Wednesday at 1:00 PM at the Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Dr. James Floyd officiating.  Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens. 

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Melinda and Lydia of Hospice, also Shelley and Wendy of Lifeline Home Health.

The funeral service will be live streamed on the Facebook page of Pulaski Funeral Home starting at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family of Mrs. Gwen Ison.

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Funeral Service
December 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Pulaski Co. Funeral Home
835 N. Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42503

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