Edith R. McKinney

December 4, 2015

Edith R. (Henry) McKinney 97, of Clinton County, IN, died at 12:55 a.m. December 4, 2015 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.  Born June 21, 1918 in Fishers, IN to the late Thomas Edward & Laura Rebecca (Wiles) Henry.  She married Robert T. McKinney on June 6, 1941 and he preceded her in death on April 1, 2012.  Mrs. McKinney was a graduate of Goldsmith High School, Tipton County, IN. She completed Cosmetology School and was a licensed beautician, a bookkeeper and homemaker. In 1965 she and her husband moved to Rockville, IN, they returned back to Clinton County five years ago. Mrs. McKinney was a member of the Kirklin Presbyterian Church, Eastern Star, Tri Kappa and the Elks Lodge Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing.

Visitation and Services

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2015 at Green Lawn Cemetery Chapel. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Goodwin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Foundation or Riley Hospital.

Survived by:

Daughter: Nancy Merrill of rural Frankfort, Son: Michael (Debra) McKinney of Bloomingdale, 3 Grandchildren, Amanda (Chris) O’Brien, Carrie (Nate) Petras and Scott (Amy) Mennen, 2 Step Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

by 2 brothers, Guy Henry and Thomas Henry.

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4 Condolences for “Edith R. McKinney”

  1. Mary Patchett December 5, 2015 at 9:44 am

    Nancy,
    I’m sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Linda (Corwin) Moorehead December 7, 2015 at 8:25 am

    To Mike
    I am sorry for your loss. I did not know your parents had moved back to Clinton Co. We went to school together. I have good memories of you. Do you remember playing your trombone and me playing mellophone on the back of John R. McKinney’s bus? Seems like many, many years ago.
    I just wanted to say hello and sorry about your Mom.

  3. Richard and Marilyn Clouse December 7, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Nancy our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  4. Janet Coapstick Bechman December 9, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Nancy and Mike,
    I am sorry for your loss. I have lots of good memories of growing up with you and your parents. I can still picture that little ‘home’ your grandmother lived in and how much fun we had visiting with her…that’s a long, long time ago! I just wanted to let you know you were in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

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