Mrs. Berlie E. McKinney (spelled differently in her obituary
Van Alstyne Leader
Thursday, Nov 18, 1971
Mrs. Birlie McKinney
Services for Mrs. Birllie E. McKinney, 79, were held Wednesday,
November 10, at the Morning Chapel CME Church of Van Alstyne. She
died Monday, November 8, at 4:20 a.m. in a Van Alstyne nursing home.
Rev. T.G. Kirkpatrick officiated, with burial in the Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. McKinney was born in Van Alstyne, the daughter of the late
Baker and Bycie Bowen. She married Henry McKinney in 1910 in Van
Alstyne. She was a member of the Watts Brown Chapter, 395, Order
of Eastern Star, and the Morning Chapel CME Church.
Survivors include her son, Claude McKinney of Van Alstyne; three
brothers, Phillip and Rev. Cecil Bowen, both of Sherman, and William Bowen
of Portland, Ore.; one sister, Mrs. Annie Mae Bowen of Ballinger, Tex.;
one grandson, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Van Alstyne Public Library
Funeral Home Card
Funeral Services for Mrs. Birllie E. McKinney To Be Held At Morning
Chapel C.M.E. Church Wednesday, November 10, 1971 2:30 P.M. Rev. T.G. Kirkpatrick,
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Acknowledgment of Condolences
We Gratefully acknowledge with sincere thanks and appreciation your
many acts of kindness shown in thought, deeds, and your attendant at the
Mr. and Mrs. Claude McKinney
Van Alstyne Cemetery
Van Alstyne, Texas
Under the direction of Everett Funeral Home
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