|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1891|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1956|
Miss Edna E. Hager, 64, former newspaper woman, and the only woman ever to serve on the Paintsville City Council, died in a Lexington hospital Monday, January 2, from pneumonia.She had been in ill health for about three years.
She was elected as a member of the city council in 1941 and served in this post until 1944.
She spent several years on the staff of the Paintsville Herald when this newspaper was owned and edited by the late Charlie Kirk.
Her interest in the civic life of this community,where she was loved and respected by all who knew her, led her many times into public positions.Her last work was for the government on a local rationing board during World War II.
Miss Hager was the daughter of the late Dan M. and Jane Melvin Hager,and was a member of a widely-known and prominent family.
She was born March 4, 1891 and had lived in Paintsville all her life until her late illness.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church.
Surviving are one brother, Russell Hager, local druggist of this city, and one half-sister, Mrs.Virgie Geiger, also of this city.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 this morning at the chapel of the Preston Funeral Home by the Reverend W. F. Pettus.
Burial was made in the Town Cemetery under the direction of thePreston Funeral Home.
Paintsville Herald Wednesday January 4,1956
Daniel Marion Hager (1840 - 1914)
Jane Melvin Hager (1867 - 1954)
George W Hager (1867 - 1926)**
Samuel Patton Hager (1869 - 1943)**
Edna E. Hager (1891 - 1956)
Russell Hager (1892 - 1971)*
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