ECHOLS — Jean Baize, 82, of Echols, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on Dec. 2, 1938, to the late Conway Brown and Jessie Phelps Hill. Jean was a member of McHenry Baptist Church and she retired from Professional Care, where she worked as an LPN.
Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kerry Baize; one son, Paul Kent Nalley; and an infant daughter, Bobby Jean Nalley.
She leaves behind to cherish many memories, three children, Steve (Mary) Nalley, of Beaver Dam, Robin Williams, of Echols, and Carla (John) Garvin, of Owensboro; and five siblings, Ernie (Martha) Brown, of Centertown, Elvis (Donna) Brown, of Tennessee, Janet (Tony) Hurt, of Beaver Dam, Peggy (Forest) Jameson, of McHenry, and Nancy Jessen, of Cleveland, Ohio. Jean was blessed with seven grandchildren, Edwina (Joey) Pharis, Shelly (Jason) Arnold, Paula Nalley, Richie Mosgrove, Jacqualine Stewart (James Courtney), Cyan (Gilbert) Johnson and Jason Williams; 13 great-grandchildren, Alex, Hunter, Mason, Gracie, Kaleb, Trinity, Tracy, Mercedes, George, Kaleb, Gunnar, Chase, Dakota, Conner and one on the way; and five great-great-grandchildren, Harper, Addison, Karoline, Kayelynn and Karson.
Graveside memorial services will be held at Render Memorial Cemetery at a later date. William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Jean Baize by visiting her memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.