Ioma S. McKinney
Funeral Date: 1/6/2016

Obituary:
Ioma S. McKinney, age 89, left this life and went home to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on January 3,2016, in Warren Arkansas. Preceding her in death was her husband Samuel Clois McKinney who died on November 17, 1971 after 23 Years of marriage. Also preceding her in death were her parents Milton and Bealer Thornton Stedman, sisters Virginia Taylor & Pauline Hollingsworth. Faith, prayer & family were the most important aspects of her life. Ioma served twenty years as the Bradley County Clerk. After retiring she fulfilled her life long dream of traveling and proudly visited each of the fifty states of the United States of America as well as several trips abroad. Prior to her battle with Alzheimerís she enjoyed: flower gardening, feeding wildlife, fishing, staying physically fit with daily walks, and teaching the Willing Workers Sunday School class at Calvary Baptist Church . She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church of Warren, and the Business & Professional Womenís Club serving as both president and also selected as BPW woman of the year and was a member of the Bradley County Library Board . She was an avid fan of Arkansas Razorback basketball, football and baseball. Ioma was a Warren Booster Club Member supporting both athletics and the WHS band for over fifty years. She is survived by one brother Milton Wayne Stedman and wife Jean of Warren, AR. Her children: Joy & James Kitchens, Klay & LaWanda McKinney, Jan Jay & Shannon Gorman all of Warren, Ar. June & Robert (Bob) Clark of Little Rock, AR and K.W. & Danielle McKinney of Castro Valley, CA. Nine grandchildren: Kevin Kitchens, Kayla Kitchens Andrus, Ryan McKinney,Reid McKinney, Luke Gorman and Stone Gorman all of Warren, AR, Julienne Clark Stephan of Little Rock, AR and Jacob McKinney and Megan McKinney both of Hermatige, PA. Ten great -grand children JJ Kitchens, Tessa Andrus, Jorja Andrus , Colt McKinney, Cooper Mckinney, Livi McKinney and Sophie McKinney of Warren, AR and Noah Stephan of Little Rock , Jennifer Biggers of Tampa, FL and Brad Biggers of College Station, Tx. Pallbearers: Klay McKinney, KW McKinney, Kevin Kitchens, Ryan McKinney, Reid McKinney, Luke Gorman, Stone Gorman and JJ Kitchens. Honorary Pallbearers: Warren High School Class of 1944, Goldenagers of Calvary Baptist Church. Graveside services were Wednesday January 6, at 10 am in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home with Bro Rocky Goodwin officiating. Memorials preferred to Calvary Baptist Church; Sturgis and Arch Streets; Warren, AR, 71671 or Warren Branch Library; 115 West Cypress St.; Warren, AR, 71671.

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Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: Justin & Corie McKinney
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Rhonda Simmons
Message: Joy and family, I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Ioma. She was one special lady. She was the same every time you saw her. I loved to hear her laugh. May God comfort you all during this difficult time. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ricky & Lorrie Davis
Message: Joy, Klay, Jan, June & Kim, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother, she was one of a kind!Love to all of you and your families.

Name: Bob & Laverne Laster
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Name: Eddie & Vickie Groves
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Name: Tina Battles
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Name: Rhonda Dees
Message: Thoughts and prayers for all. Such a sweet lady!

Name: Dana Harvey
Message: Jan & Family: so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: In our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. May God bring peace to each of you. Sincerely, Eddy Don, & Suzette Russell & Sue Woodard

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers go out to and for you all.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: So sorry to hear about Ms. Ioma. She was one of my sunday school teachers years ago at Calvary. Prayers for all of you.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Such a wonderful, sweet Lady. She will be missed. Family, you are in our prayers

Name: Bradley and Paula Herring
Message: Ms Joy, Klay, JanJay and all the family we are sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you

Name: William & Toni Carr Miller
Message: You all are in our prayers.

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: Wonderful lady!

Name: Becky and Buddy Rauld
Message: Jan, Joy, Kayla and others, our thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you.

Name: Paula & Doyle Garlington
Message: Doyle and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Ioma was a special lady whom I always admired and looked up to. I have such fond memories of her from my visits with Joy, and from Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Ioma was a fine Christian example, not only for her children but for the rest of us as well. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with all of you.

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: My cousins my prayers are with you all.I was proud to have Aunt Omie as a role model. She was a special lady. Thank our Lord and Savior for eternal life cause we will see her again along with the rest of our loved ones. Love you all.

Name: Kay Weaver Robinson
Message: Oh what a Wonderful, Wondrous day it will be when my Sweet Jesus I see!! My dear friends Jan, Joy, June, Klay and sweet Kim!! There are so many words to describe your sweet and God Loving mama but that song sticks in my head when I think of the role model she was for so many that she loved and cared for. She was a trooper and one of a kind. Prayers for all of you and your families during this time. Love you all!

Name: Phillip and Kathy Kelly
Message: Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Ms. Ioma was an Inspiration to everyone she met.

Name: KK Gibson Fletcher
Message: Thoughts and Prayers for you and your family.. love you all...

Name: Angela Lochridge
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Name: Betty Sue Bradley Russell
Message: Sending prayers for comfort.

Name: James Wright
Message: Sending prayers of Peace, Comfort and Strength for the family during this difficult time.

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Mrs. Joy, Jan, Klay, Kevin, Kayla & the rest of the McKinney family, May God comfort you and give you strength to get through such a great loss. May you have the strength for the up coming days and weeks ahead. We love you all and your family means a lot to Eddie & I. May God Bless the entire McKinney Family.

Name: Randy Peek
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Philip & Linda Cathey
Message: so sorry for your loss. May God Bless you during your sad time.

Name: Jeremy, Emily, Caper, & Trapper Groves Groves
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Mrs. Joy, Jan, Klay, Kevin, Kayla & the rest of the McKinney family, May God comfort you and give you strength to get through such a great loss. May you have the strength for the up coming days and weeks ahead. We love you all and your family means a lot to Eddie & I. May God Bless the entire McKinney Family.

Name: Christeen and Orbert Curry
Message: We were saddened by the passing of a very dear lady. I have loved this lady for most of my life. Our thoughts and prayers are with Joy,June,Clay,Kim and Jan Jay and the grandchildren.

Name: Jay and Jennifer Jones
Message: We are so very sorry family. You all are in my prayers. Much love to you all.

Name: Trenda McKinney Ford
Message: Joy, June, Klay, Kim, Jan and your families I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Ioma. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
Message: Prayers continued for the family. She was a precious, Christian woman.

Name: Donnie & Debbie Ritchie
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Name: Renae Allen
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