She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, July 3, 1952, a daughter of the late Sanford McKenzie and Lizzie Webster McKenzie. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, James, Donald, Phillip, Charles and Walter McKenzie; one sister and her husband, Jolene and Paul Timberlake; and one brother-in-law, Felix Conley.
Surviving are longtime companion and friend, Larry Brown, and one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Brown, both of South Portsmouth, Ky.; one brother and his wife, Paul Leo and Donna McKenzie of South Portsmouth, Ky.; three sisters and their husbands, Avanell Conley of Argillite, Ky., Ruth and Ronald Akers of Sciotoville, Ohio, and Vickie and Louie Bentley of South Shore, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews who she dearly loved.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., with the Rev. Raymond Russell officiating. Burial will be in the Anderson Cemetery at South Portsmouth, Ky. Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Tuesday.