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 Sarah Lavina Jane <I>McKinney</I> Clinton

Sarah Lavina Jane McKinney Clinton

Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Feb 1950 (aged 82)
Whittington, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Burial Ina, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 67978152 · View Source
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Sarah Lavins Clinton died at the home of her son, Mr. and Mrs. Harley D. Clinton of Whittington of February 18, 1950. Her wake was at the home of her daughter, Evelyn and Alonzo Beasley at Whittington. Her funeral was in Rescue Freewill Baptist Chruch. Rev. Lepton Harpole, Rev. W.R. Burton, and Rev. Mac Vanway officiated. (This is the same W.R. Burton who helped with Dad's funeral.) The pianist was Norma Burton Johnston. The soloist was Leota Johnston Beard. The Rescue Choir sang the song Mother liked so well, An Empty Mansion. The pallbearers were 6 of her grandsons: Eldon Kern, Thomas Clinton, Darrell Kern, John Douglas Martin, Stanley Shaffer, and Joe Clinton. She is buried at Kirk Cemetery near Ina, Illinois. Mother was a loving and forbearing Christian lady. Is there a higher or greater tribute!

The January 3, 1983 Tally of the Descendants of Dr. John Ewing and Lavina Clinton: Living Dead
12 children 4 8
22 grandchildren 18 4
59 great-grandchildren 55 4
86 great-great-grandchildren 85 1
12 great-great-great-gc 12 0

191 174 17

Researched and written by Thelma Clinton Whittington

Mrs. Clinton was the daughter of William Harrison ans Elizabeth Jane Crider McKinney.





  • Created by: Mary Holman
  • Added: 6 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67978152
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Lavina Jane McKinney Clinton (21 Apr 1867–18 Feb 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67978152, citing Kirk Cemetery, Ina, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mary Holman (contributor 47085555) .