Leavy Faye French McKinney Obituary:
Funeral Date: 6/14/2005
Leavy Faye French McKinney, age 67, of Rye, AR. died Sunday June 12, at her home. Born May 12, 1938 in Rowell, AR. a daughter of the late Leon French, Sr. and Arbell Harton French she was a retired Potlatch Corporation employee, member Harmony Freewill Baptist Church in Rye, AR. and the widow of Richard Leon McKinney who died October 22, 1992. They were united in marriage January 5, 1957. Also preceding her in death was a brother Leon French, Jr. Survivors are 1 son Ricky McKinney of Rye, AR. 2 daughters Donna Taylor and spouse Larry, Brenda Adair and spouse Danny all of Rye, AR. 3 sisters Shirley Patrick and Linda Standridge all of Rowell, AR. and Donna Nichols of Rye, AR. 3 grandchildren Shannon Shelby of Rye, AR., Daniel Adair of Rowell, AR. and Katlin Taylor of Rye, AR. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Tuesday June 14, Harmony Freewill Baptist Church in Rye, AR with Rev. Johnny Jones and Rev. Brian Ashcraft officiating. Tracy Nichols was pianist and soloist were Melinda Ashcraft and Heather Wright. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Rye, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dewayne Adair, James Nichols, Jerry Handly, Joey Parker, Jimmy Adair and Ronald Dean Adair. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Huitt, Billy Ray Jones, Donald Doster, Hudie Harrelson, J.R. Carter and Richard Wright.