She loved gardening and cooking, and enjoyed quilting.
She is survived by her husband, Dillard “Eddie” Pike, whom she married in Tenn. on Aug. 15, 1980; her son, Steve (and Anita) Tucker, of Nancy, Ky.; her stepson, Christopher Edwin (and Tracey) Pike, of Jamestown, Ky.; her stepdaughter, Gina Pike, of Adair County; two brothers, Paul (and Jean) Fox and Wesley Fox, both of Nancy, Ky.; three sisters, Ruth Weddle and Gladys Molden, both of Nancy, and Tina (and Harold) Hampton, of Burnside, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Barbara Fox, of Nancy, Ky.; two grandchildren, Joshua (and Chelsea) Tucker, of Bowling Green, Ky., and Kyra Tucker, of Nancy; two step-grandchildren, Ethan Pike and Kacey Pike, both of Jamestown, Ky.; and many nieces and nephews.
Elsie was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Ernest Fox, Winfred Lonzo Fox, Richard Fox, Milford Fox and Ralph Fox, who died in infancy; and one sister, Ada Cook.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at 4 p.m. for the family and 5 p.m. for friends at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Elsie's funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. James Floyd and Bro. Troy Merrick officiating.
Interment will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Ky.
The family requests expressions of sympathy can be made to the Tateville Baptist Church Youth Group.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.lakecumberlandfuneralhome.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Elsie Jane Pike.
Larry Evan Stokes, the son of Bobby and June Cromer Stokes, was born on Jan. 3, 1956 and he departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 of an accidental drowning on Green River while hunting. He was 57 years of age.