Cline, Lillie McKinney (2008)

Obituary of Lillie McKinney Cline ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Lillie McKinney Cline, age 68 of Marion passed away Monday November 24, 2008 at her residence.  A native of McDowell County, Mrs. Cline was born June 18, 1940 and was a daughter of the late Steve and Eddie Mitchell McKinney.  She was a cherished wife and homemaker and her family will remember her as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Preceding Mrs. Cline in death was three brothers: Roger, Joe and Ben.

Surviving Mrs. Cline is her husband Flornel Cline, Jr. of the home; four children: Debbie Melvin of Maryland, Mike Cline and his wife Lisa of Marion, Archie Cline and his wife Kim of Marion and Dewayne Cline and his wife Sandra of Nebo; five brothers: Cecil, Arvil, James, Ronnie and Jim; two sisters: Lois and Doris; fifteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday November 26, 2008 at 11:00 am in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Frank Cable officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the funeral home.

Burial will be in West Court Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County 575 Airport Road Marion, NC 28752.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday November 26, 2008 Volume 14 # 47