Hester Rasnake

Hester Rasnake (Tiller)

Thursday, May 30th, 1946 - Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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Obituary

Rev. Hester Tiller Rasnake, age 72, of Bee, Virginia, passed away Sunday (April 7, 2019) at her home. Born May 30, 1946 in Dickenson County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Dewey James and Clercy Lee Hess Tiller. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1965 graduate of Council High School. A devoted Christian, she became an ordained minister in 1977. She was a longtime member of Duty Pentecostal Church and had a passion for serving the Lord.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, Billy Stewart Rasnake, brothers, Elden Barton, Carson Barton, Jr., Beecher Barton, and Claude Tiller, and one granddaughter, Morgan Brook Rasnake.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Rasnake and wife, Melissa Rose Rasnake of Bristow, Virginia, Matthew Rasnake and wife, Teresa Anderson Rasnake of Lebanon, and Michael Rasnake and wife Shelia Dale Rasnake of Windfield, Alabama; seven grandchildren, Zachary Rasnake, Haley Rasnake, Andrew Rasnake, Joshua Rasnake, Sara Rasnake, Rebekah Rasnake, and Kaeli Rasnake; eight siblings, Georgia O’Quinn of Bee, Vernella Perrigan and husband, Hershell of Clinchco, Jean O’Quinn and husband, Buster of Lebanon, Lester Tiller and wife, Sandra of Bee, Glenna Ray and husband, Dexter of Fletchers Ridge, Barbara Honaker of Bee, Pastor James Tiller and wife, Yvonne of Bee, and Brenda Fletcher and husband, Jerry of Fletchers Ridge; special friends, the ladies of Duty Pentecostal Church; several nieces, nephews, and church family also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Pastor James Tiller and Rev. Jeff Tiller officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday in Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon, Virginia. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 AM to go in procession.
Pallbearers will be Zachary Rasnake, Joshua Rasnake, Andrew Rasnake, Keith O’Quinn, Jerry Fletcher, Craig Tiller, Derek Ray, Brandon Farmer, Keith Harris, Gary O’Quinn, and Michael Plaster, Sr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Men of Duty Pentecostal Church, Eric Rasnake, Kenneth Barton, Ronald Barton, Roger Barton, Leon Rasnake, Jackie Barton, Timothy Barton, Beecher Barton, Russell Street, Raymond Barton, James Lester, Andrew Street, Vincent Boyd, Jack Barton, Nick Howard, and Michael Plaster, Jr.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 5:00 PM Tuesday.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 5:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 5:00pm
    Location
    Honaker Funeral Home
    Address
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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  • Service

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    Honaker Funeral Home
    Address
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. James Tiller
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Jeff Tiller
  • Interment

    Location
    Ketron Memorial Gardens
    Address
    154 Huckleberry Road
    LEBANON, VA 24266
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    Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon, Virginia. Those wishing to attend are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 AM to go in procession.

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The Intelligrated Team

Posted at 08:10pm
Wishing you and your family peace and comfort during this difficult time.
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S. Eric Rasnake

Posted at 07:05pm
Mark, Matthew, & Michael. We're thinking of you all & love you. I'm sorry we can't make it in for the funeral. Love Eric, Brooke & Ashton Rasnake
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Lillian L. Thomas

Posted at 05:04pm
My heart goes out to the Tiller and Rasnake family. Sending Love and Prayers to you all from here in Dandridge, Tn.
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Posted at 03:40pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Pauline O'Quinn

Posted at 12:21pm
So sorry to hear of the loss of Gary's aunt Hester(my nephew Billy's wife) such a sweet lady. Love and prayers Gary and Pauline O'Quinn.
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