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Manota Easterling

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

McHENRY, Ky. — Manota Easterling, 97, of McHenry, Kentucky, went to her heavenly home on Monday, June 1, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 12, 1922, in Perry County, Kentucky, to the late Perry Combs and Betty Dobson Combs.

Mrs. Easterling was a lifelong caregiver and a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Easterling; one son, Samuel Easterling; four grandchildren, Robert Easterling Jr., Daniel Easterling, Lisa Easterling, and Sharon Tibbs; and five siblings, Roy Combs, Perry Combs, Robert Combs, Zola Parks, and Charlie Combs.

She leaves behind to treasure many memories, six children, Perry Easterling, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky, Charles (Brenda) Easterling, of Hazard, Kentucky, Robert Easterling, of Beaver Dam, Betty Maddox, of Beaver Dam, Margaret Easterling, of Beaver Dam, and Darlene (Ricardo) Rojas, of Beaver Dam; 23 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren; 50 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Katie Combs, of Masonville, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Andrew Jones officiating. Burial following in Render Memorial Cemetery in McHenry. Friends may visit with Mrs. Easterling’s family Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family of Manota Easterling by visiting her memorial tribute at

Under the current State requirements for funeral service, we are limited to no more than 33% of our capacity. Other requirements will be posted at the funeral home.

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