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Sybil (Day) Priest

May 16, 1918 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 101)


Sybil Day Priest, 101, of Richmond, VA, formerly of Madisonville, KY, departed this life on January 6, 2020.

She was born on May 16, 1918 in Earlington, KY to Emma Locke and Alonzo Day.

Sybil was a member of First Christian Church in Madisonville, KY., and a retired supervisor of the former Trover Clinic, now Baptist Health. She was also a member of Town and Country Garden Club, Madisonville Country Club, and civic groups.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert Priest; sisters, Ruby Royster and Ruth Hamby; and brother, D.L. Day.

Sybil is survived by her daughter, Susan Gailias (Kenneth); two grandchildren, Scott Whitmer (Kathleen) and Suzonna Sullivan (Matt); and three great grandchildren, R.T., Meredith, and Nicholas Whitmer.

Burial will be private at Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington, KY

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

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