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Obituary for Mary Emma McKinney

Mary Emma McKinney age 94 went home to be with the Lord on July 22, 2018 at her home in Cannelton, WV. She was born October 19, 1923 to the late Joseph and Hattie Mae Goss Foreman in Whitby, Raleigh Co. WV.

Also preceding her in death was her husband Raymond L. McKinney, Sr, daughter Mary Lee McKinney, sons Raymond L. “Sonny” McKinney Jr., and Robert Lambert; sister Thelma Smith and brother Jack Foreman.
Mary Emma was employed by the United States Postal Service.

Surviving is her son and daughters Patrick J. McKinney of Cannelton; Julia (Jimmy) Hamrick of PA, Margaret (Steve) Bowen of Mt. Carbon, Lisa (Steve) Goff of South Charleston and daughter-in-law Peggy Lambert of South Carolina and she is also survived by her sister Janet Nichols and brothers Paul and Keith Foreman.
She was blessed with seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Carbondale Baptist Church, Cannelton, WV with Pastor Jeff Floyd and Rev. Ronald Eagle officiating. Viewing for friends and family will be from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM with the funeral service immediately after.

O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements where expressions of sympathy can be sent at

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV 25387
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