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 Arlethia C <I>Dawson</I> McKinney

Arlethia C Dawson McKinney

Death 26 Oct 2011 (aged 72)
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100007431 · View Source
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Arlethia C. McKinney

McKINNEY, Arlethia C. age 72, of Dayton, departed this life on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. She was born in Williamson, W. VA., where she graduated from Liberty High School, and a resident of Dayton, OH for 56 years. She retired from the City of Dayton Recreation and Parks Division. She was a member of Abbie M. Johnson Temple #722 and Assistant Director of the Western Stars Drill Team. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Edith Dawson; (2) aunts,, (4) uncles and siblings, William L. Dawson and Harristeen Bush Bryant. Survivors include (3) sons, Anthony Avery, Andre Pettey of Dayton and Zackery Avery of Cincinnati, OH; (3) sisters, Lilly Wright, Edith Bush of Dayton, OH and Olphero Faulkner of Columbus, OH; (17) grandchildren (4 of whom she raised), Zackery, Scottia, Donna and Zyisha Avery; (11) great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including special friends, Carolyn Toliver and Sherri Lightfoot. Funeral service 12:00 Noon, THURSDAY, November 3, 2011 at MT. ENON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1501 W. Third St., with Reverend Kima Cunningham, officiating. The family will receive friends 10:00 A.M., with Elks I.B.P.O.E. of W. Services at 10:30 A.M. followed by the Western Stars Drill Team Salute. Interment: West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at

Published in Dayton Daily News on November 2, 2011




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  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100007431
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arlethia C Dawson McKinney (16 Oct 1939–26 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100007431, citing West Memory Gardens Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Thomas W Tankersley (contributor 46542141) .