Opal Maynard Cool, 102

Published 3:11 pm Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Opal Maynard Cool, 102 years young, passed away Monday, April 3, 2023. She was born in Pike Co., KY October 13, 1920, daughter of the late J. E. “Ned” and Ida Maynard Cool. She is survived by one step-son, Romer Cool , one sister, Bobbie Leslie of Robertson, Co.; two granddaughters, Paige Hughes Sellards and Katy Hughes Hines; six lovable great-grandchildren, Keira, Nora, Ruby, Beatrix, Miles and Amelia; two step-grandchildren, Abby and Kris Cool and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Cool ,daughter Romah Sue Hughes, sister Lou Emma Chaffin and brother Ollie Maynard. After she had sewing classes in high school, her hobby and passion was sewing, crochet, cross stitch and quilting. She was married to Robert Cool November 29, 1941 and went to Lick Creek, Ky to live. They owned and ran a Community General Store, in the same building they used a corner for Lick Creek Post Office. She was Post Master for 19 years and also worked as a substitute school teacher in primary grade at Lick Creek School, John’s Creek School and Kimper School. She was baptized August 1, 1954 at First Chrurch of God at Elkhorn City. She put her membership in Forest Grove Christian Church in the year 2006 in Winchester, KY. Her graveside service will be Monday, April 10, at 1:00 pm, at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville, KY. Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home in charge of services.

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