Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory

18 West Frederick Street, Staunton, VA


Elizabeth (McCurdy) Bruney

July 12, 1943May 24, 2020

Elizabeth (McCurdy) Bruney of Portsmouth, Va. passed away on Sunday, May 24 2020 in Staunton, Va.

Mrs. Bruney was preceded in death by her husband, Lindsey Fred Bruney, Jr.

She is survived by her sister, Lester M. Rice; a son, Joseph W. Bruney; her daughter, Lindsay M. Bruney and fiancé, George W. Allison; his sister, Rebecca A. Allison and granddaughter, Emma Grace Elizabeth Whitesell.

Mrs. Bruney was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Portsmouth, Va.

While living in Fairfax County for many years, she was a member of the Clifton Women’s Club, a member of the Arts Gala Committee at George Mason University, a member of Fairfax Symphony and other civic groups. Mrs. Bruney attended Roanoke College where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority and a graduate of Roanoke Memorial Hospital School of Radiology Technology.

A private burial will be conducted at a later date.

Donations in her honor may be made to Hospice of Virginia,Hospice Partners of America 3021 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35222 or to the Hospice of the Piedmont by visiting www.hopva.org/donate-online-now.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Elizabeth (McCurdy) Bruney

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Lester Rice

June 14, 2020

My dear sister Betty, thank you so much for being my sister and for all the wonderful memories of our lives and time together! I miss you so much already. I know that you are in a better place and that you are at peace. You are with the Lord and your spirit is with Mother, Daddy, Kimmie, Freddie, and Chip. You will always be with me in my heart and memories. Love, your sister, Lester Pester