I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
February 3, 1951 — December 14, 2018
Merigay Campbell Chancellor Small, 67, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Merigay was a 1969 graduate of the old Mt. Washington High School, graduate of the University, of Kentucky, and obtained her master's degree from the University of Louisville. She was a retired teacher with the Bullitt County Public School System, Warren County Public School System, and a substitute teacher for Assumption High School. She was a member of Salt River DAR Chapter, the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, and First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington. Merigay was an avid UK fan, a member of the UK Alumni Association, and a Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ves and Marianna Campbell Chancellor. Merigay is survived by her loving husband, Steve Small; two daughters, Heidi Cantrell (John) and Meri Catherine Blair (Eric); three brothers, David (Susan), Tim (Bonnie), and Colin "Coney" (Becki) Chancellor; one sister, Molly Armstrong (Tim); three grandchildren, John Joe (Lauren), Cooper, and Jackson; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Mt Washington with burial to follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Friends may visit from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Memorial gifts are suggested to be made to the Merigay Chancellor Small Memorial Scholarship Fund.