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Delpha McKinney


Posted By: Treva Patterson (email)
Date: 2/18/2006 at 13:31:29


Creston News Advertiser
9 March 1994

Delpha Lela McKinney, 95, of Creston died March 8, 1994 at Creston Manor Care Center.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Keating-Lindsay Golden Rule Funeral Home. Joyce Basler, licensed pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Lyle V. Kuehl, pastor of the United Church of Christ (Congregational) will officiate the service. Burial will be in the Moon Cemetery, Mscksburg. There is open visitation after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. McKinney was born July 30, 1898 in Lincoln Township, Union County to John Gilmer and Ruth (Atwood) Mayne. She married Claude Winfield McKinney Jan. 12, 1916, in Creston.

She was a longtime Madison County resident. She farmed with her husband south of Macksburg until retiring and moving to Creston in 1967 where she worked as a seamstress until 1986. She moved to the nursing home in March 1993. She was a member of St. John's UCC.

Survivors include a daughter, Neva (husband Gail) Reeve of Lenox; three sons, Gale (wife Mary), Murle, and Earl (wife Jean) McKinney all of Creston; 15 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Eldon (wife Ruby) Mayne of Creston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude McKinney on Sept. 29, 1970; five sisters, LaVina Steele, Ruby Ramsey, Elsie Mills, Alta Ferris and Zola Borgland; three brothers, Evert, Tom and Jesse Mayne; and two grandsons.


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