Van Alstyne Library family history files
Dr. McKinney Passes Away
Was Prominent Grayson County Physician; Home was at Gordonville
Dr. Turner McKinney, 58 years old, a practicing physician of Gordonville,
died Sunday a 1 a.m. Death came three hours after he suffered a heart
attack while administering professional service.
A grandson of Collin McKinney, for whom Collin County and the town
of McKinney were named, Dr. McKinney had practiced medicine in the Gordonville
community for 30 years. He was a director in the Red River Valley
Fair association and was one of the leading breeders of thoroughbred Jersey
cattle in North Texas.
Dr. McKinney was born in the old Mantua community near Van Alstyne
and remained in that section until he was a young man.
Funeral services were to be held at 4 p.m. at the Methodist church
in Van Alstyne following a 15-minute service at 1 p.m. at the family
home. The Rev. Paul Cardwell, Methodist minister at Irving, the Rev.H.S.
Porter, pastor of the Van Alstyne Methodist church, and J.D.L. McKinney,
a relative, will officiate. Burial will be in the Van Alstyne cemetery
under the auspices of the Masons of Sherman, Gordonville and Van Alstyne.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Ella McKinney, and two daughters,
Miss Nadine McKinney of Cashion, Wichita county, and Frances Sue; one son,
William (Billy) McKinney of Lubbock, and a brother, Clarence McKinney of
His mother, Mrs. Lucy McKinney, 83 years old, of Collinsville, also
survives. His father, Dr. J.N. McKinney, died a short time ago.
Will Leslie of Sherman is an uncle.
Dr. McKinney had been a member of the Grayson county school board
for two years when he died. He was a member of the Methodist church,
the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and a Mason. He was born June
Dannel-Scott funeral home of Sherman had charge of funeral arrangements.
Name: Turner E. Mckinney
Death Date: 18 Sep 1932
Death Place: Gordonville, Grayson, Texas
Cause of Death: Angina Pectoris
Date of Onset: 1931
What test confirmed diagnosis: Electrocardiograph
Death Age: 57 years 3 months 9 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 09 Jun 1875
Birthplace: Anna, Texas
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth E. Mckinney
Father's Name: Jarrett N. Mckinney
Father's Birthplace: Bowie County, Texas
Mother's Name: Lucy Leslie
Mother's Birthplace: Mantua, Texas
Place of Residence: Gordonville, Texas
Burial Place: Van Alstyne, Texas
Burial Date: 19 Sep 1932
Undertaker: Dannel-Scott, Sherman, Texas
Informant: Mrs. T. E. McKinney, Gordonville, Texas
Certificate Number: 38468
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976