Ada Maxine Clouse age 91, of Barbourville, was born on November 17, 1926, at Wheeler, Kentucky. She was a daughter of the late William H. Pridemore and Della Susan Brown Pridemore. Ada died Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in the Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Ada attended the East Barbourville Baptist Church. On April 19, 1947, she united in marriage to Charles Bassett Clouse and to this union two beloved sons were born. Ada and her husband, Charles will be best remembered as owners and operators of the Custard Shop and Charlie’s Sandwich Shop in Barbourville for thiry-one years. Her dear husband, Charles preceded her in death on June 9, 1995. Also preceding her in death; her sisters; Viola Maud Pridemore, Viola Ester Pridemore and Geneva Brittain; her brothers; J.T. Pridemore, Clarence Pridemore, Ray Pridemore, Floyd Pridemore and James Maynes.
Ada is survived by her sons; Charles W. Clouse and wife, Carol of Barbourville; Patrick Clouse and wife, Rhonda of Barbourville; her grandchildren; Susan “Susie” Clouse Dunaway and husband, Dr. Bob Dunaway; Courtney Beth Clouse Gunnar Clouse and Connor Clouse; her great grandchildren; Caitlin Mills and husband, Dylan and Will Dunaway; great great grandchildren; Claire Hedrick and Charli Beth Mills; a special niece; Marilyn Brittain of Barbourville and other beloved nieces and nephews; sister-in-law; Doris Maynes of Cincinnati, Ohio; and brother-in-law; Herman Clouse of Bryants Store, Kentucky; and her dear and loving neighbors, the Foley Family, Curt Evans and Joe and Charlotte Baty.
Funeral Services for Ada Maxine Clouse will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm. with Rev. Pat Chesnut and Rev. James Vandy officiating. Burial will follow in the Barbourville Cemetery, with grandsons and nephews serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Dr. James West and Staff, Dr. Richard Carter and Staff and a special thank you to the staff at the Barbourville Rehabilitation Center. The Clouse family will receive friends at the Hopper Funeral Home Thursday after 6:00 pm and after 10:00 am Friday until the funeral hour at 1:00 pm. Hopper Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.