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Bro. Leland McQueary, Russell Co., KY (1923-2011)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected Russell Co., KY, family. He leaves 38 direct living descendants. Bro. McQueary was a veteran of U.S. Army service and was a minister. He was a member of the West 80 Church of God

Bro. Leland McQueary, 87, Blackberry LN, Russell Springs, KY, died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

The funeral service will be Monday, May 30, 2011, at 10amCT at the Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main ST, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Robert Castle and Bro. Scott Proctor officiating. Burial will be in the Bernard Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Sunday, May 29, 2011, at the Bernard Funeral Home.

Bro. Leland McQueary, Russell Co., KY (1923-2011)

He was born October 17, 1923, in Russell Co., KY. He was the son of the late Vada West McQueary and the late John Carson McQueary. He died Thursday, May 26, 2011, in Russell Springs, Russell Co., KY, at the age of 87 years, 7 months, and 9 days.

He is survived by his wife, Delma Stephens McQueary and the following:
  • Six children: Garry (Lianna) McQueary, Donna Sue (Jim) Seaton, and Danny (Sue) McQueary, all of Russell Springs, KY; Shirley (Steve) Oliver, Bowling Green, KY; Bro. Barry (Patricia) McQuery, Independence, KY; and Tony McQueary, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two sisters: Parthena Bradshaw, Russell Springs, KY, and Alena Wilson, DeWitt, IL

  • Thirteen children

  • Eighteen great grandchildren

  • One great great grandchild
He was a minister and a member of the West 80 Church of God. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lynn McQueary; three brothers, Ruby, Osburn, and Osby "Toad" McQueary; and three sisters, Lura Foster, Dartha Smith, and Ora Yates.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main ST, Russell Springs, KY in charge of arrangements.

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