Emily Brickey - 1921-2009
Emily Brickey, age 88, of Ashland, Ky., died Wednesday morning, June 24, 2009, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland following a brief illness.
Mrs. Brickey was born Jan. 18, 1921, in Clay County, Ky., a daughter of the late Rowland and Myrtle Napier Davidson.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Victor Kermit Brickey Sr., who died in 1996; brothers, Roscoe Davidson and Broadus Davidson; and sisters, Ola Morgan, Susie Robinson and Mary Edna Davidson.
She was a graduate of Berea High School and was a retired teacher's aide at Blaine Elementary School. She was a devoted Christian, Mother, Grandmother and homemaker who was an avid quilter and loved working in her garden and canning vegetables.
Surviving are sons, Victor (Patricia) Brickey Jr. of Grayson, Ky., and Frank (Lola) Brickey of Ashland; daughters, Mary (Byron) Thompson of McCormick, S.C., Ruth Steele of Columbus, Ohio, Nella (Ralph) Payne of Winchester, Ky., and Cora (Rev. C.L.) Varvell of Jacksonville, N.C.; a brother, Taylor Davidson of Frankfort, Ky.; a sister, Cora Wilson of Leesburg, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Paul A. Neal and the Rev. Emmitt Barker. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2009, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101 or Elizabeth Baptist Church, Martha, Ky.
Online condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com