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Elwood McKinney
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Birth: May 24, 1921
Centertown
Cole County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 2009
Springdale
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Elwood McKinney
May 24, 1921 - June 8, 2009

Elwood McKinney, 88, of Sedalia, Mo., died June 8, 2009, at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was born May 24, 1921, in Centertown, Mo., to Virgil Albert and Marybelle Anderson McKinney. He grew up in central Missouri and graduated from Smith-Cotton High School in 1940 and attended college for two years at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo. At the outbreak of World War II, he joined the Army and served in the Pacific on New Guinea and Australia. Upon his return to Sedalia, he married Mattie Jo Heim in Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 13, 1949. He was owner of McKinney Vacuum in Sedalia. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign War. He had moved to Arkansas in January to be closer to his oldest son and daughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, three brothers and two sisters. He is survived by three sons, Doug of Fayetteville, AR.; Daryl and Gordon, both of Sedalia; a daughter, Ann of Fayetteville, Ar.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Saturday at the East Sedalia Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond A. McDonald officiating. Private graveside services will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home of Rogers. On-line condolences can be made at http://Elwood-McKinney.virual-memorials.com Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR. 72762. 
 
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  Mattie Josephine Heim McKinney (1924 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Sedalia
Pettis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: North West half of 78 Block 19A Grave 2
 
Created by: McKinney Memorial
Record added: Jul 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54356064
Elwood McKinney
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Elwood McKinney
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You will always be in my heart grandpa. I love you.
- McKinney Memorial
 Added: Jul. 1, 2010
 
 
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