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Bill McKinney

Thursday, May 20, 2004

Born 4-5-1924 -- Died 5-9-2004

William E. "Bill" McKinney, 80, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., was born April 5, 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., and died May 9, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.

Bill graduated from Memphis Tech and attended Memphis State University, Memphis College of Art and the San Francisco Institute of Art.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores of the home; two daughters -- Janice Washam of Mammoth Spring and Elizabeth Randall of Southhaven, Miss.; a son, William Robert McKinney of Russellville, Ark.; five grandchildren - Mark Andrew Randall Shelby and Nicole Paschal and Dalton and Ashlynn Washam; two sisters -- Ann M. Brown and Betty Sue Boals, both of Germantown, Tenn.; and many beloved nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Henry McKinney and Susie Anna Loyd-McKinney; two brothers -- Jerald Gilbert McKinney and Harold Thomas McKinney.

The funeral service was May 12 at the Clary Chapel with J.R. Wiles officiating. Burial was in Field Creek Cemetery near Mammoth Spring with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark.