Obituaries for Aug. 3

August 03, 2003

William V. “Toad” Brickey

LANCASTER — William Virgil “Toad” Brickey, 81, Hillcrest Ave., died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 17, 1921 in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Luther Brickey and Helen Nave Brickey Luttrell. He was a retired plumber and electrician and member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Nicholasville.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva E. Bryant Brickey; four sons, Alvin, William E., Goable, and Virgil Brickey, all of Lancaster; seven daughters, Carol F. Wine, Patricia Johnson, Wanda Anderson, Vyone Scott, Roberta Anderson, all of Lancaster, and Geneva E. Boyd of Danville; 38 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. William C. Bush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Kevin Brickey, Timothy Boyd, Robin Hall, Gary Coffman, Nancy Saylor, Tina Dailey and Richard and Jerry Whitson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shannon Rodriguez, Bill Parson, Gene Hampton and Steve Young.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Leon R. Brown

LIBERTY -- Leon Roy Brown, 52, Trammell Street, died Thursday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Born May 23, 1951, in Casey County, he was the son of Dorothy and Wilber Brown. He was an army veteran.

Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Brown; two children, Leslie Owens of Moreland and Steve Rodgers of Hustonville; two brothers, J.C. Brown and Phillip Brown, both of Liberty; four sisters, Debra Woodall of Moreland, Dixie Wilcher of Cincinnati, Wanda Terry and Edwinna Rodgers, both of Liberty; and a caregiver, Freida Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Brown, and two brothers, Donald Brown and Dowell Brown.

Visitation will be after 8 a.m. Sunday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 p.m. with Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Shady Grove Cemetery.

Mary L. McDonald

CRESTWOOD -- Mary Lena McDonald, 78, LaGrange, formerly of Hustonville and Pineville, died at her residence Friday.

Born April 16, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Fauna and Stanley Chelf. McDonald was a retired teacher of Jefferson County Schools, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Tri-County Adult Day Care, and the Pewee Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph and Michael McDonald; a daughter, Linda Sue Satterly; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Algin McDonald and her son, Algin T. McDonald Jr.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. today at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Services will follow at 1 p.m. Graveside services will be 5 p.m. in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty.

Memorials may be sent to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1015 Dispatchers Way, LaGrange, Kentucky, 40031.

George T. Naylor Jr.

LANCASTER -- George T. Naylor Jr., 77, Danville, formerly of Lancaster, died at home Saturday. He is survived by his sister, Evelyn Gifford of Lancaster. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Sarah S. Cornelius

HARRODSBURG -- Services for Sarah Susan Cornelius, 91, Moreland Avenue, will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Robert Defoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

She died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born July 23, 1912, in Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Monroe B. and Ella M. Benson Lively. She was a homemaker and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church, where she served as past president of the Women's Missionary Union and a Sunday School teacher. She was the widow of James W. Cornelius.

Survivors include two sons, David L. Cornelius of Spokane, Wash., and Fred H. Cornelius of Murray; two daughters, Donna Elliott of Whitesburg and Marie Cooper of Harrodsburg; a sister, Ara Hord of Florida; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, James W. and Clarence W. Cornelius.

Pallbearers will be great-grandsons.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

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