Margaret Brewer

Margaret Lenora Whalen Brewer, affectionately known as “Aunt Marg,” surrounded by loved ones went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Services for Mrs. Brewer will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Mike Colston officiating.  Burial will follow in Frankfort Cemetery.  Family and friends will be received at the funeral home Sunday from 2-5 p.m.

Mrs. Brewer was born February 18, 1924, in Sunrise, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of the late Herbert F. and Bessie Dean Casey Whalen.  Mrs. Brewer retired from state government where she worked for the Division of Child Support.  She was a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church actively involved in Golden Years Fellowship and taught Sunday school for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Brewer and two brothers, Elmer and Paul Whalen.

Survivors include her brother, Bob Whalen (Virginia); nieces, Paula Pelfrey and Lissa Cornish-Brock; nephew, Timothy Whalen; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Timothy Whalen, Ryan Whalen, Jeremy Cornish, Jordan Cornish, Jesse Brock and Joe Coots.  The great-nieces and nephews will serve as honorary bearers.

Flowers are welcome or expressions of sympathy are encouraged to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort,  KY 40601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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