Ardelia H. McKinney
Funeral Date: 12/14/2013

Obituary:
Ardelia H. McKinney age 94 of Warren, AR died Wednesday, December 11th at the Bradley County Medical Center, she was born February 26, 1919 in Cleveland County AR, a daughter of the late Ivy Harrelson and Marie Reynolds Harrelson. She graduated from New Edinburg High School in 1937 and received her teaching certification from A&M College in Monticello, AR in 1939. Ardelia taught in Pine Knot Elementary School at Rye for 3 years. She was married on June 23, 1940, to the late Versle McKinney. She obtained her husbands employment position at the Bradley Store, while he served in the United States Navy during WWII and later worked for her husband as bookkeeper for 28 years, while he was a logging contractor for Potlatch Lumber Company. She was an avid homemaker and was selected as home room mother throughout her children’s school years. She was actively involved in Calvary Baptist Church serving as church clerk and hostess for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband Versel McKinney who died January 14, 2004, a brother W.E. Harrelson and a son-in-law Johnny Womble. She is survived by her son, Ted McKinney and spouse Maribel, Ruston, LA and a daughter Barbara Womble, Crossett, AR. Four grandchildren, April Michelle Knight, Crossett, AR, Challys Marie Williams and spouse Kevin, Simsboro, LA. Barry Womble and spouse Dixie, Humble, TX, Ryan Womble, Crossett, AR. and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30PM Saturday, December 14th at Frazer’s Chapel with Bro. Phillip Wylie and Bro. Robert “Bob” Powell officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Kathy Morman. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ryan Eric Womble, Kevin Brian Williams, Blake Allen Shaw, Micah McKinney Williams, John Barry Womble and Klay McKinney. Memorials preferred Calvary Baptist Church 605 Sturgis Street, Warren AR 71671.

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Name: Sandra & Tommy Tool
Message: Dear Barbara and Ted, I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Ardelia. She was a wonderful Christian lady and I know you all will miss her. It seems our McKinney connection is dwindling. Prayers for all of you..

Name: Sabdra & Tommy Toole
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Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
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Name: Tammy Hensley RN
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Name: terry myers
Message: she was a good person

Name: Sandra McKinney DalSanto
Message: I am saddened to hear of Ardelia's passing. She was a wonderful lady who will be missed. My prayers are with you.20 55632644

Name: LEA FAULKNER
Message: LEA FAULKNER BCMC

Name: Donna Fort Bailey
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was so special. I always loved having sleepovers at your house. Prayers for you and all of your family.

Name: Charles Landers
Message: Very sorry to hear of your Mother's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Kay Moseley Simmons
Message: I am sorry to see this about my parents' classmate and Mom's long time friend. God Bless each of you with comfort and strength during this time that we are never quite "ready for."

Name: Robbie Clark Bowers
Message: Barabara and Ted,I am so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.She was so sweet to Linda and I when we visited to play on Allis Street. God be with you all and give you comfort.

Name: Joe & Shirley Simmons
Message: So Sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayer.

Name: Judi Jeffers Scobey
Message: Barbara...so sadden to hear of your loss. Your Mom was a special lady. Hugs and prayers for you.

Name: French and Judy Thornton Wynne
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Name: Jimmy Reep
Message: So sorry for your loss. Two great friends for many years to The Cloyce Reep family.

Name: Tina Battles, RN
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Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: She was a wonderful lady.

Name: Mike, Rhonda, and Carly Mercer
Message: Mrs. McKinney was a wonderful neighbor~ she will be missed

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Ted & Barbara, so sorry for your loss, we praying for you to have peace during the days ahead.

Name: Sharon Davis
Message: So sorry to hear about ms. Ardelia. Family is in our prayers.