Lavelton Dockery, 84 of Morgantown, Ky. passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at the Morgantown Care and Rehab in Morgantown, Ky.
He was a Butler County native, son of the late Homer and Aira Marie Keith Dockery and husband of the late Pauline M. Dockery. He was a member of Barnetts Lick Missionary Baptist Church and retired heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers Palmer and Doyle Dockery; 2 nieces and 2 nephews.
Lavelton Dockery is survived by one daughter Rita Brooks husband Bruce of Morgantown, Ky; son Richard Alan "Rickie" Dockery of Morgantown, Ky; grandson Russell Bruce Brooks of Bowling Green, Ky.; 2 granddaughters Bridgette Nichole Dockery Gent husband Josh of Bowling Green, Ky and Brooke Marie Dockery of Morgantown, Ky.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Friday, March 2 at 11:00 am with Bro. Daryl Dockery officiating. Burial will be in the Chapel Union Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, March 1 from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am til funeral time at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com.