Bessie Lou Thomas McKinney

  • Birth 5 Jun 1918 Mississippi, USA
  • Death 23 Jan 2005 Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Kennard, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 54486778

Bessie Lou Thomas McKinney, age 86, of Crockett, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2005 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. Mrs. McKinney was born June 6, 1918 in Mississippi. She had lived in Houston County most of her life. She was a housewife and a member of the Plain Baptist Church.

Survivors: daughter, Louise Curry and husband Richard of Crockett and son, James Arthur McKinney of Lufkin, grandchildren, Jimmy McKinney, Michael McKinney, Mark Curry, and Monique Holcomb; great-grandchildren, Marissa, Rori Louise and Conner; sister, Mildred Vaculik of Sugarland; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mrs. McKinney was preceded in death by her husband,
J. R. "Buck" McKinney and son, Donny McKinney.

Graveside services were held January 26, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Conner Cemetery with Rev. Buddy Jones officiating.
Callaway-Allie Funeral Home, directors

Houston County Courier, January 30, 2005

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Gravesite Details Thanks to the Houston County Historical Commission for furnishing this obituary.

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  • Created by: Carmelita Andrews Rhodes
  • Added: 4 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54486778
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Lou Thomas McKinney (5 Jun 1918–23 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54486778, citing Conner Cemetery, Kennard, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carmelita Andrews Rhodes (contributor 47292440) .