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Lorenzo Chester McDay

May 21, 1935 ~ October 19, 2018 (age 83)

Leave It To God:

Sometimes it's hard to understand why some things have to be,

But in His wisdom God has planned,

Beyond your powers to see.

So looking back in tenderness along

The path we've trod,

We cherish the years we had with them,

And leave the rest to God.

Lorenzo Chester McDay was born May 21, 1935 in Morgan County, Alabama to the late Willie McDay and Alma Josephine Burt.

He accepted Christ and as baptized at an young age.

He is preceded in death by His Parents. 1 Daughter: Phyllis Kellogg. 2 Sisters: Doris Bolden and Myrtle Nelson-McDay.

He departed this life Friday, October 19, 2018 at Decatur Morgan Hospital / Parkway Campus.

Lorenzo leaves to cherish his fond and sweet memories: A Loving and Devoted Person: Gernice McDay. 2 Daughters: Jacqueline McDay- His Loving and Devoted Caregiver and Lenora Jones. 4 Sons: Chester McDay, Roebie (Sandra) Smith, Sidney (Shelly) Smith all of Decatur, Alabama. David (Blanche) Hill of Birmingham, Alabama. 3 Step-Children: Lavine (Carl) Bell. Florence (Jerry) Anderson. Ella Ruth Bankhead. 2 Sisters: Rebell Elliott of Trinity, Alabama. Magdalene Moore of Decatur, Alabama. 16 Grandchildren. 11 Great-Grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews other relatives and close friends.

In Memoriam Appreciation... We do not take it lightly that you have entrusted your loved one to us. We are confident and sincerely pray that our services have been satisfactory and comforting. We pray GOD bestows a blessing on each of you... Most Respectfully, Sharpley Funeral Home.

Whether it was the comfort of your presences, or the touch of your hand, or your whispers of love, your visits, cards, flowers or remembrances from the past... Each has meant so much. The McDay Family.

Under the directing of Sharpley Funeral Home. Funeral will be held Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00pm at The Henrietta Garth-Sharpley Memorial Chapel (Located at 410 Railroad St. NW. Decatur, Alabama 35601). Bro. Larry Williams, Officiating. Burial in Bell Cemetery.

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