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Olen Albert McKinney
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1919
Nevada County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2002
El Sobrante
Contra Costa County
California, USA

McKINNEY OLEN ALBERT Passed away at the age of 83 on November 11, 2002, in El Sobrante, California. Olen McKinney was the oldest of eleven children. He was born in Rosston, AR. He attended A.M.&N. College in Pine Bluff, AR, and continued his education at Ohio State University and received his masters degree in 1947. In 1965 he received his PhD at the University of California Berkeley. Olen McKinney worked for the Berkeley Unified School District 35 years. He married Thelma Wallace on August 28, 1950. He accepted Chirst at an early age and united with the Down Memorial Methodist Church where he was a steward of the Church. Olen McKinney was also an Alpha Phi Alpha and member of A.M.&N. Alumni northern California and Amos Lodge #14 AF and AM. Olen McKinney is survived by his wife of 52 years Thelma Wallace of Berkeley, California, a foster daughter Doris Risby of Hot Springs, AR, a stepmother, Mildred McKinney of Camden, AR, four sisters Wilma Hanson (James B) of Cleveland, OH, Corrine Smith of Hot Springs, AR. Gladys Gulley (Willie) of Milwaukee, WI and Melverdia McKinney of Los Angeles, CA. two brothers James McKinney of Los Angeles, CA. and Anthony E. McKinney of Camden, AR. He also leaves to cherish his memory a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Services will be held November 16, 2002, at Downs Memorial United Methodist Church, 6026 Idaho Street, Oakland, CA . Visitation prior to service at the church November 16, 2002, from 9-11 a.m. Interment is at Rolling Hills Memorial Park in Richmond. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME (510) 525-1331.

Alameda Times-Star 11/15/02.
Rolling Hills Memorial Park
Contra Costa County
California, USA
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Record added: May 29, 2008
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Olen Albert McKinney
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