Claude J. McKinney
Funeral Date: 1/5/2013

Claude J. McKinney, age 92, of Warren, AR. died Tuesday January 1, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born October 24, 1920 in Warren, AR. a son of the late Columbus E. McKinney and Ollie Englehart McKinney he was a retired machinist for Potlatch Corp. and a member of First United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Alice Mae Chandler McKinney who died July 22, 1967 and Dottie Turner McKinney who died January 25, 2005. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Glen McKinney, Herbert McKinney and sisters Helen McKinney, Pauline McKinney, Mary Alene McKinney and Bernice Miller. Survivors are 1 son David C. McKinney and spouse Kathy, Batesville, AR. 3 step daughters Jennifer Taylor, Little Rock, AR., Priscilla Turner, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. and Cherie L. Turner, Salisbury, N.C. 1 grandchild Mason Webster McKinney, Batesville, AR. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 5, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskell and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Brent Mann. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bryce McKinney, Rodney Parnell, John Cuthbertson, French Wynne, Pat Hammons, Lathan Hairston, B.J. McKinney and Steve Cook. Honorary pallbearers were Vance Sipes, Paul Bray, Ed Stucks, Rayman Chapman, Mervin Chandler and Fishermanís Sunday school Class at First United Methodist Church.



Name: French and Judy Thornton Wynne
Message: Claude always had a smile on his face. He truly cared about other people. He will be missed dearly.

Name: Tammy Hensley

Name: Paige Stell
Message: Sweet man. I enjoyed taking care of him at BCMC.

Name: Glenna Norman
Message: so sorry for youe loss

Name: DJ and Jennifer Curry

Name: David and Denise Leslie
Message: So sorry to hear about Mr. Claude. We always enjoyed visiting with him. He was always upbeat and enjoyed life.

Name: Patsy (Taylor) Glover
Message: I am the daughter of the late Doris (Blair) Taylor. She and Alice were first cousins and Mother loved her dearly. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Name: Tiffany Culver
Message: So sad to hear this. My grandmother (Jane McKinney) his sister-in-law, wife of Glenn, died 2 days later. They are all resting peacefully together now.

Name: Amy Harton
Message: I have known Mr. Claude my whole life, he will be missed. A joy to know. I will miss his grins and kindness.

Name: Carla Miller
Message: He will be missed