Lois J. McKinney
Funeral Date: 11/21/2008

Lois J. McKinney, age 92, of Rye, AR. died Wednesday November 19, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. Born April 17, 1916 in Cleveland County, AR., a daughter of the late Lush H. Curry and Della Mae Taylor Curry she was a homemaker, co owner McKinney Grocery, member Harmony Freewill Baptist Church and the widow of George William “Jack” McKinney who died August 12, 1989. They were united in marriage December 14, 1940. Also, preceding her in death was a daughter Jacqueline McKinney, brothers Ned Curry, Dick Curry, Lee Curry, Lester Curry, sisters Oma Edwards, Mabel Lyons, grandchild Shay Johnson. Survivors are 2 daughters Rachel Ashcraft and spouse Steve, Rye, AR., Janet Johnson and spouse Evan, Baton Rouge, LA. Brother in law Preston McKinney, Warren, AR. Sister in law Geneva Curry, Rye, AR. 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Friday November 21, Union United Methodist Church, Rye, AR. with Rev. Brian Ashcraft officiating. Music was by Tully McCoy and Melinda Ashcraft. Burial was in Union Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Billy Willoughby, Scott Ashcraft, Clayton Ashcraft, Wesley Ashcraft, Robert Lephiew, Craig Ashcraft.



Name: Nadine Johnston
Message: Rachel, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Heavens gate opened wide to let her in and she is rejoicing. Nadine

Name: Patsy Glover
Message: I have fond memories of Mrs. McKinney and I know you will miss her. I pray the Lord will give you peace

Name: Buddy Reaves
Message: Thinking of you and sharing your sorow.

Name: Norma Faye McCoy
Message: We're thinking of you and asking God to wrap His loving arms around you and yours during this difficult time. He cares!!

Name: Wanda mcclain-brown
Message: Rachael, i am so sorry for the loss of your mother. you are in our prayers.joe and wanda brown

Name: Terry Adair-Hunter
Message: Rachel and family: I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Lois. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Leonard & Terry Hunter

Name: Paula Hunter-Herring
Message: Rachel and Family I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Lois. Your family is in my thougts and prayers.

Name: Billy & Mary Nichols
Message: Rachel and Family, We just found Lois' obit online. We are so sorry we didn't learn sooner. May God in His infinite wisdom comfort you. We'll keep you in our prayers. Your Great-Uncle James' son, Billy Joe and Mary Ann Nichols, Sheridan, AR