OBITUARY

Connie Lee McKinney

February 4, 1943May 11, 2021

CONNIE LEE MCKINNEY Connie Lee McKinney, 78, of Corrine, passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021 following a long illness. Born February 4, 1943 in Alan Junction; she was a daughter of the late Thomas James Houston and the late Ethel Hamby Houston. Connie was a member of the First Church of God in Corrine, WV In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer McKinney; a granddaughters, April Dawn Bolen and Sarah Nicole Smith; siblings, Paul Houston, Alice Stefanic, Willie Houston, Nellie Halsey, Bobby Houston, Joe Houston, and Jackie Houston. Those left to cherish her memory include her loving children, Allan Bolen of New Smyrna, FL, Darlene Hale of Kingsport, TN, and Betty Jordan of Coeburn, VA; two brothers, Cletus Houston and Jimmy Houston; four sisters, Shirley Beecham, Charlotte Mitchem, Frankie Clay, and Linda Hutton; two grandchildren, Samantha Vines and Diana Hale; five great grandchildren, Ivy Browning, Jazzmine, Miley and, Amma Smith and one on the way. Services to celebrate the life of Connie Lee McKinney will be held 11:00AM Friday, May 14, 2021 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Pastor Evelyn Williamson of the First Church of God, Corrine officiating. Brother Doug Thorne will be conducting the graveside rites at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley with burial to immediately follow. Friends may gather with the family from 10:00AM until time of the service, Friday at the funeral home. In keeping with the current mandate issued by the Governor of the state of WV, we kindly ask that facial coverings be worn while inside and social distancing be practiced for the safety and well-being of the family and guests. Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.blueridgefuneralhome.com Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Crematorium, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley is honored to be serving the family.

Services

  • Gathering of family and friends

    Friday, May 14, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life

    Friday, May 14, 2021

  • Graveside Rites

    Friday, May 14, 2021

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Virginia Hoge Williams

May 28, 2021

Linda and Frankie, I am sorry to hear of the passing of Connie. It has been years since we lived in Beechwood. ..I am Steve's sister, Steve passed away in 2005 from a heart attack he was 62. . Mom, Dorothy and Eddie have passed away. . It is only me and John now. . I live in NC.. You and the family are in my prayers..
Love, Virginia ( Rinkey )

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY