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2011-01-06 / Obituaries


Mary Rose McKinley, 93, born March 12, 1917, died December 29, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. Mrs. McKinley was a native of Lucedale, Miss. and a resident of Mt. Vernon. She was a homemaker. Mrs. McKinley was a member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church and the Women’s Missionary Society.

Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 31, 2010 at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Edmon H. (Margie) McKinley of Thomasville and G. K. McKinley of Chatom; daughter, Hanna Jo Klopenstein of Bon Aire, Ga.; grandchildren, George Franklin McKinley, Harold Kellum McKinley, Elizabeth Mechel Pryor, Mary Jacob McKinley and Patrick Colin McKinley; one great granchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Pension Initiative or United Methodist Children’s Home. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan funeral home in Jackson directed.

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