Mrs. Mary “Lucille” Brickhouse


Mrs. Mary “Lucille” Brickhouse, 90, wife of the late Richard T. Brickhouse and the late Malvin Moore and a resident of Cheriton, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox. A native of Oyster, she was the daughter of the late Howard L. West and the late Mary L. West. She was a devoted member of Travis Chapel United Methodist Church. Many would say “Jesus loves me, this I know because Miss Lucille told me so.”

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Lena Mears and her husband, Wayne, of Cheriton; a sister, Essie M. Roper, of Cheriton; two granddaughters, Rose Gardiner and her husband, Ron, of Florida, and Autumn Rush and her husband, Don, of Salisbury, Md.; nine great-grandchildren, Clayton, Jonas, Eden Lucille, Richard, Tony, Ariel, Jouleycie, Albert and Lula; and one great-great-grandson, Mason Lee.

Funeral services were conducted July 15, 2018, at Travis Chapel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Veronica Barrell and Russell Goodrich officiating. Interment followed in Cape Charles Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Travis Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 106, Cheriton, VA 23316.

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Arrangements were made by WilkinsDoughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.

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