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Lucille Christian 'Lucy' McKinney, widow of George Wesley McKinney Jr., passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017 in Cary, NC.
Born Lida Lucille Christian on November 7, 1921, in Harlan County, KY, the youngest child of James Cornelius (Neal) Christian and Lida Della Martin.
Lucy was a graduate of Berea College, where she met and married her beloved husband of 72 years, George W. McKinney Jr. George McKinney was born in Raleigh County, the son of George W. McKinney Sr. and Charlotte Ashworth McKinney.
She is survived by 3 children, 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A memorial celebration in loving honor of Lucy's life is planned for September 4, 2017 at the family cemetery in Ghent.
Memorial gifts in her name may be made to the George and Lucille C. McKinney Service Award at Berea College, CPO 2216, Berea, Kentucky, 40404.
Published on August 18, 2017
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