Obituary of Maude Mae McKinney Chapman ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Maude Mae McKinney Chapman, 90, died Thursday December 25, 2008 at Sunrise Rehab & Care of Nebo. She was born in McDowell County to the late Samuel Jason McKinney and Jennie Rebecca Brown McKinney.
She is survived by 3 sons, Kenneth Chapman & wife Doris, Michael Chapman both of Dysartsville, & James Chapman & wife Heidi of Nebo; 7 daughters, Maxine McKinney & husband Clayton of Black Mountain, Fannie Mae Lowery of North Cove, Linda Reep of Glen Alpine, Dorothy Hollifield & husband Gary of Dysartsville, Rosie Sutton & husband John of TN (now in service in Italy), Sue Michaels & husband Dennis and Wanda Conley both of Dysartsville; 1 sister Cora Lou McKinney of North Cove; 33 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday December 30, 2008 at 1:00 PM at Faith Tabernacle Full Gospel Church with Rev. Walker Toney and Rev. Harold Davis officiating. The family received friends Monday December 29, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was in McDowell Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made of Hospice of McDowell County. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mem.com. Kirksey Funeral Home is assisting the Chapman family.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 7, 2008 Volume 15 # 1