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Lena Sue Chaney

August 24, 1925 — September 5, 2020

Mrs. Lena Sue Chaney, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at her home.

Mrs. Chaney was born in Murray, Kentucky on August 24, 1925, to the late Festus Futrell and Opal (Brown) Futrell. Mrs. Chaney was a retired social worker and librarian. She was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Chaney was preceded in death by her husband, James Harold Chaney; and by one sister, Carolyn Outland.

Mrs. Chaney is survived by three daughters, Clara Plucknett and husband Joe of Mayfield, Kentucky, Janice Smith and Doris Orand both of Murray; six grandchildren, Jake Stowers, Cheyenne Wilkerson and husband Bobby, Kari Brown and husband Henry, Kristin Barker, James Marshall and wife Lindsay, and Jessica Marshall Stewart and husband Rodney Kenneth; nine great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, all whom she loved dearly.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Elm Grove Cemetery. Bro. Clint Genrty will officiate, and burial will follow. There will be no public visitation. The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.

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