2010-12-30 / Front Page


Mary Rose McKinley, 93, of Mt. Vernon died Dec. 29, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home.
She was born March 12, 1917. She was a native of Lucedale, Miss. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church and the Women’s Missionary Society. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Edmon H. (Margie) McKinley, Thomasville, G.K. McKinley, Chatom; one daughter, Hanna Jo Klopenstein, Bon Aire, Ga.; five grandchildren, George Franklin McKinley, Harold Kellum McKinley, Elizabeth Mechel Pryor, Mary Jacob McKinley, Patrick Colin; one great-grandchild.
A graveside service was Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Central Pension Initiative or the United Methodist Children’s Home.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

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