Elizabeth Anglin McKinney

Elizabeth Anglin McKinney, 90, of the Grassy Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born in the Cane River Community of Yancey County to the late Mary Geneva Ray. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charlie McKinney, who passed away in 2015;  sister, Katherine Rice; and brother, Frank Fox. 

Elizabeth was a member of Grassy Creek Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and always participated in the Singing Christmas Tree. She was a member of the Eastern Star and had many musical talents, playing multiple instruments including the piano, organ, dulcimer, guitar and many others. Elizabeth loved flowers, gardening and working outdoors.

Surviving is her stepson, Tim McKinney, and wife, Julie, of Marion; grandson, Aaron McKinney, of Marion; sister, Evelyn Anderson, of Mars Hill; brother, Robert Fox, and wife, Betty, of Sterling Heights, Michigan; and a special niece, Lisa Sessions, of Mars Hill. Many other extended family members also survive.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, at Grassy Creek Baptist Church. The Rev. Nathan Silver and the Rev. Gene Self officiated. Burial followed in Grassy Creek Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. prior to the funeral services at the church. Visit www.yanceyfuneralservice.com to send online condolences.

Mitchell News-Journal • March 20, 2019

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