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Brenda Joyce McKinney, age 71, of Beckley, WV, passed away at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Born on June 5, 1946, in Rhodell, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Wilson and Virginia Holt Wilson.
Mrs. McKinney was a retired nurse, beginning her career at Pine Lodge, and ending at Extended Care.
She attended Maple Fork Baptist Church for many years. Mrs. McKinney enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Avery Hammond, second husband James A. McKinney Jr., a brother Phillip D. Wilson. and a grandson Jason Hammond.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her children, Avery Hammond and wife Teri of King, NC, Brian Hammond and wife Amber of Piney View, Donald McKinney and wife Kimberly of Beckley, Danny McKinney and wife Amy of Beckley, Kellie Canaday and husband Jeremy of Maple Fork, and Janae Abner and husband Brady of Beckley.
A brother, David Ray Wilson of Beckley, a sister Verna Andrews and husband Mark of Beckley.
Fourteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.
The family extends special thanks to the staff at Bowers Hospice House, and to mother's special nurses Cassie Street and Dena Spence.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 1 PM with Rev. Delmas Wolfe officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum in Beckley. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on June 24, 2017
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