Joyce E. McKinney

9:58 am | July 11, 2013

Joyce E. McKinney, 74, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
She was born in Lime Kiln, Md., to the late Leon and Mary Dean Soper Burger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-sons, Jessie McClenny Jr. and Randy McKinney.
Mrs. McKinney was a homemaker and loved to cook. She attended the Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Walter “Lee” McKinney, of the home; two sisters, Leonora Naille, Roan Mountain, and Diana Tibbs, Frederick, Md.; two step-sons, Henry McClenny, Pasadena, Md., and David Lee McKinney, Mechanicsville, Md.; and 10 step-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive, including a special grand-niece, Christa Naille.
The funeral service for Mrs. McKinney will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Mike and Anna Lusk officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. The graveside service will be conducted at noon Saturday, July 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Naille, Dillard Street, Roy Street, Lanny Hughes, Brandon Dugger and Adam Dugger. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m. Saturday. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting 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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