Elaine Hail

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Elaine Hail

November 03, 1940 - August 07, 2018

Elaine Smith Prewitt Hail, age 77, of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her residence.
She was born in Somerset on November 3, 1940, the daughter of the late Hollis and June Owens Smith. She was united in marriage to Orville "Junior "Hail on May 16, 2015, in Somerset. Elaine was previously married to Donnie Prewitt of Lancaster.
She was a member of the Sunnyside Baptist Church, and had been attending Pine Hill Baptist Church.
Elaine taught school in the Fayette County School System and at the Kentucky Business School. She earned her degree in Business Education from Eastern Kentucky University and attended the University of Kentucky.
Elaine is survived by her children, Tim (Diane) Prewitt, of Lexington, and Kevin Prewitt, of Somerset; stepsons, Dwight (Cathy) Hail, of Somerset, and Shawn (Amy) Hail, of Clinton, TN; grandchildren, Tyler (Stephanie) Prewitt, of Eubank, Jessica Prewitt, of Somerset, Danielle Prewitt and Isaiah Prewitt, both of Lexington, and Jacob (Amela) Prewitt and Ryan (Missy) Weigel, both of Cincinnati, OH. Also surviving are her step-grandchildren; Tyler Hail and Nicole Hail, both of Somerset, Taylor Hail and Brittney Hail, both of Clinton, TN; along with 8 great-grandchildren. Elaine is also survived by two brothers, Roger (Mirian) Smith and Byron Smith, both of Somerset; one sister, Portia Pennington of Columbus, OH; and a half-sister, Jan (Larry) Coffman, of Kingman, AZ; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Rick Smith.
Elaine enjoyed life, was a very friendly and well-liked person. She loved spending time with her family and friends, traveling with her husband "Junior", kayaking, hiking, playing tennis and golf, dancing, playing the piano, karaoke, snow and water skiing, horseback riding, playing cards and most of all, reading her bible daily. Elaine will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be Monday, August 13, 2018, after 5:00 p.m., at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking Company, and on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, after 11:00 a.m., at Pine Hill Baptist Church, until time for funeral services.
A Celebration of the Life of Elaine Smith Prewitt Hail will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at Pine Hill Baptist Church, with Bro. Don Branscum officiating.
Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Hill Baptist Church, in Memory of Elaine.
Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
You may view the obituary and sign the on-line register book at www.somersetundertking.com.
Published on August 9, 2018
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Carol Price White
Aug 12, 2018
What a beautiful lady! I only met her a few times, but I am very thankful for the happiness she brought to my cousin Junior.
Bob Langford
Aug 10, 2018
Elaine was a good friend and a good person. I loved her bubbly personality and enthusiasm for life. I know that she is in a better place but she will be sadly missed.