WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. - Alice Faye Liggett Rakestraw 68, of Slaughters, Ky went to be with the Lord on January 27, 2014. She was a Graduate of Dixon High School in 1963. She worked as a program technician at the Farm Service Agency in Dixon for over 21 years, she was a member of Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church in Slaughters, Ky where she taught Sunday School and helped with Bible School. She loved her most recent job of being an On Call Granny for her 3 Grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents T.D. 'Buck' and Ruby Liggett, her sister Wanda Sue Duncan and a brother Jimmy Liggett.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years Terry E. Rakestraw of Slaughters, Ky; 1 daughter Kimberly Ann Saalwaechter and her husband Scott of Slaughters, Ky; 1 son N. Alan Rakestraw DVM and his wife Anne CPA of Robards, Ky; 2 sisters Ann Braden and her husband Tom of Providence, Ky and Shirley Tapp and her husband George of Dixon, Ky; 3 brothers Dorris Ray Liggett and wife Betty, David Liggett and wife Ann, Tommy Liggett and his wife Naomi all of Dixon, Ky; 3 Grandchildren Thomas Alan, Tristen James and Karson Eugene, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on January 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, Ky. Rev. Harry Baldwin and Rev. Steve Dame will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Slaughters, Ky. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Active Pallbearers will be Danny Liggett, Mikel Watson, Darrell Braden, Keith Johnson, Michael Andrews, Dale Boudreaux and Danny Brooks. Honorary Pallbearers will her Grandsons Thomas Alan, Tristen James and Karson Eugene.

In lieu of Flowers contributions can be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice 2410 S. Green St. Henderson, Ky 42420 or Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church P.O. Box 73 Slaughters, Ky 42456. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7272

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6883

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3547

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson
May 21, 2015 3286

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3116

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10716

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7513

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3116

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1799

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1780

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1054

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 957

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 703

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 657

Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can Quit

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 630

Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 544

New State Police Cadets Report for Training

by Stu Recke
May 25, 2015 508

Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for Journalism…

by Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach