Funeral services for Emery E. McKinney, 84, of
1111 N. Midland Blvd.,
Nampa, who died Friday, June 1, at
a Nampa nursing home, will be
conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel in Nampa, with Bishop Darius
T. Bailey, Bishop of the Nampa Ninth Ward Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints, officiating.
follow in the
Gardens. He was born Jan. 14,
1900, at Roseburg,
Ore., to John and Sarah McKinney.
He was reared
and educated in Idaho.
He entered the U.S. Army April 2, 1917, and served
during WWI. He was
honorably discharged Aug. 16, 1919, and moved to
He was baptized in
the LDS Church
Jan. 20, 1936. He
then spent several years in the Soldiers Home at
Ore., recovering from injuries
sustained in the war.
He married Eliza Elizabeth Bennett Oct. 3, 1942, in
Their marriage was solemnized November 30, 1945, in
the Salt Lake City,
He then re-enlisted in the U.S. Army and served
during WWII. After
his discharged, he returned to Nampa and went to work for
the railroad. His
wife died May 1, 1956.
He later retired from the railroad.
He then married
Jennie L. Kendall on July 7, 1965, in
She died April 25, 1974.
He then married
Lillie Dunlap Sept. 30, 1980 and he had resided in
a member of the Nampa
He had been very active in the church, serving as
senior Aaronic priesthood secretary, past Sunday school
superintendent, supervisor of Ward teachers, was a high
priest and had worked in the Bishop’s Store House for 11
years. He was also a
life member and past commander of the Nampa DAV and past
commander of the Nampa War Eagle Barracks, No. 459, Veterans
survived by three daughters, Mrs. Fannie Arave,
Nampa, Mrs. Florence Hampton, Bruneau, Mrs. Susie
Calif.; two sisters, Mary Golgert,
Camas, Ore. and Rose Florence, Clarkston, Wash.; and
numerous step-children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.