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Lois (Murphy) McKinney

December 3, 1936 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 82)

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Lois McKinney, 82, of Green Mountain, went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 30, 2019, at her home.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Eckard and Nettie Hensley Murphy, and the wife of James McKinney who passed away in 2009.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter:  Judy Webb; and, two brothers:  Jack and Rev. Frank Murphy.  Lois was a Sunday School teacher for many years, and loved gardening, flowers and quilting.

Surviving are a daughter:  Wanda Honeycutt and husband, Eddie, of Green Mountain; sons:  Pete McKinney and wife, Gayle, of Green Mountain and Tim McKinney and wife, Regina of Burnsville; sister:  Ruth Silvers and husband, Ronnie, of Burnsville; brother:   Rev. Tommy Murphy and wife, Jean, of Green Mountain; grandchildren:  Heather McClure and fiancé, Sheldon, Adam Honeycutt, B. J. Webb and wife, Amanda, and, Brinton McKinney and wife, Ayla; and, great grandchildren:  Ashlynn, Kaitlynn, Natalie, Tanner, William and Holt.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Revs. Blaine Whitson and Tommy Hensley will officiate.  Private burial will be in the James McKinney Family Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
September 1, 2019

2:30 PM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

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