OBITUARY

Brenda Sue Leahey

9 May, 194916 January, 2021
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Mrs. Brenda Sue Leahey, 71, of Alexandria, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, Janurary, 16th, 2021 in the comfort of her home with family at her side.

She was a loving wife to Richard Dean Leahey of 37 years, the mother of three children, Robert “Billy” Haynes Jr. (Jerri), the late Kim Holland (Mark), and Tonya Spence (Steve), and loving Mawmaw to 9 grandchildren; Chasity Johns McSpadden, Amber Holland Womack, Drayke Haynes, Destanee Haynes, Stephanie Haynes, Claudia Haynes, Audrey Haynes, Chance Heath, Cain Heath, and 14 great-grandchildren; Hudsen Mcspadden, Ethan Meades, Audrey Womack, Kinsley Womack, Emersyn Womack, Avreigh Womack, Harper Heath, Mack Briedenbauch, Bentley Gibson, Eleana Haynes, Colton Slowik, Bryson McDonald, Isaiah Young, and Abigail Young. She spent a lifetime being involved with her family, grandchildren’s sporting events, friends, traveling and cooking with her sisters, and sister-in-laws. She was the youngest daughter of the late John Henry and Ola Mae Honeycutt; the youngest sister of seven girls, Evelyn Kelley, the late Peggy Baxter, the late Juanita Blackerby, Judy Honeycutt, Janice Berry, and the late Johnny Gayle Honeycutt. Mrs. Leahey had many nephews, nieces, church friends, and lifelong friends she loved.

She was a member of Rock of Ages Baptist Church. She loved music and helping with church events. Brenda was loved and valued by everyone she met. To every child, she was Mawmaw. Mrs. Leahey will be greatly missed. Her laugh and amazing personality lit up a room.

A special thank you to Pastor David Phillips, Amedysis Hospice, specifically Susan and Brittany. Thank you to Dr. Jessica Vincent and staff.

Funeral services for Mrs. Brenda Sue Leahey will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 20th, 2021, at the chapel of Gray Brown Service with Pastor David Phillips officiating. The family will welcome friends at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. Gray Brown Service will be live streaming the service via our "Gray Brown Service Mortuary & Crematory" Facebook page.

Pallbearers will be Billy Haynes, Drayke Haynes, Chance Heath, Cain Heath, Andy Catlett, and David Skinner.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerry Catlett, Jeff Catlett, Jack Catlett, and Randy Catlett.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, 20 January , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, 20 January , 2021

  • Graveside

    Wednesday, 20 January , 2021

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Kathy Cebrian

20 January 2021

I will always have fun memories of your mom growing up. She had a huge personality, always smiling and always fun to be near. Praying for you all❤️
“ To be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord”

Rhonda Dover

18 January 2021

Brenda was my sweet cousin but also my fun friend. We shared many beautiful memories and I loved her dearly. Will miss you cuz. I know you are having a beautiful homecoming. Prayer for all friends and family for comfort and strength. Love to all.❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Rhonda Johnston Dover

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