Wanda E. McKinney, 61, of Roan Mountain, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, November 29, 2013, following a recurring illness.
A lifelong resident of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Jim Hughes and Della King Hughes.
Wanda was a member of McCoury’s Rock Free Will Baptist Church in Seneca, N.C. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and painting.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Jeff A. McKinney, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Renee and Marshall Clark, Johnson City; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Scott McKinney, Jonesborough, and James and Carrie McKinney, Seymour, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Carmalita Buchanan, Spruce Pine, N.C., and Jean Stofey, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service for Wanda E. McKinney will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, December 6, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Rev. Don Stines and the Rev. Jimmy Hicks officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Melody Trio, Gary and Pam Tolley and Charlotte Smith. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5 p.m. until the service hour. A committal and interment service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 7, at Richardson Cemetery in the Shell Creek Community. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers are neighbors and friends. Everyone is asked to meet the family at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is serving the McKinney family. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917. Office: (423) 772-3928.
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