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Nancy Wethington, 89, Casey County, KY (1931-2020)

Nancy "Leo" Wethington, of Liberty, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020, at her home. She was 89.

Born July 29, 1931, in Casey County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Laura Wethington. She retired after 30 years as a Head Start Teacher in Casey County. Nancy enjoyed playing the 101 card game, dancing, farming, and her flowers. She was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church.

Survivors include her sons, Gary (Emma) Wethington and Bobby (Sheila) Wethington, both of Liberty; daughters, Beverly Burress of Liberty, Connie (Keith) Hayes of Elkhorn, Marsha Wethington of Louisville, and Sandy Wethington of Liberty; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, whom she wed on April 19, 1952, Marion "Boss" Wethington; 7 brothers; 2 sisters; and one great-granddaughter, Madison Rose Chadwell.

Funeral mass will be held at 1pmET on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at St. Bernard Catholic Church with Father Patrick Dolan and Father George Otuma officiating. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. Please follow social distancing guidelines and be mindful that masks are required in the church.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8pmET on Monday, October 5, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:00PM. Please enter through the front doors (Campbellsville Street) side when you arrive for visitation. Facial coverings MUST be worn. Please be mindful of social distancing guidelines.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to St. Bernard Catholic Church at 5075 State Highway 551, Liberty, KY, 42539 or to the Casey County Honor Guard, c/o Danny Clements, 457 Elm Drive, Liberty, KY 42539.

Arrangements by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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