Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Obituary of Daisy Beatrice Simmons McKinney Faulkner (1921-2007)

Beatrice "Bea" McKinney Faulkner
May 23, 2007 - 01:44:59 am CDT

Graham, nc - After a lengthy illness, our beloved mother and grandmother, Daisy Beatrice Simmons McKinney Faulkner, returned to God at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday the 16th of May, 2007 at the age of 85. She was at home surrounded by her children, other family members, and friends when she passed peacefully from this mortal world.

She was born September 12, 1921 to her parents, James Thomas Simmons and Daisy Belle Stainback Simmons, now deceased. She was the wife of the late Howard Walter McKinney, Sr. and the late James Luther Faulkner. She was a former hosiery and textile employee, retiring from Kayser-Roth. She was a member of Beverly Hills United Church of Christ, the Women_s Fellowship and Circle, and former member of the choir.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jerilyn Nunley of Ringgold, GA and Mrs. Vickey Jeffreys and husband, Ron of Graham; two sons, Mr. Howard W. McKinney, Jr. and wife, Debbie of Woodbridge, VA and Mr. Timothy F. McKinney of Chapel Hill; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Simmons Kimbro and Mrs. Frances Simmons Ausley, both of Burlington; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Simmons Aldridge.

The funeral will be conducted at Beverly Hills United Church of Christ on Friday, May 18, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. by Rev. Rosser Clapp. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington on Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence of Vickey and Ron Jeffreys, 3972 S. NC Hwy 87, Graham, NC.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to Beverly Hills United Church of Christ, 715 North Church Street, Burlington, NC 27217. Condolences may be sent to info@richandthompson.com.

Obituary of Daisy Beatrice Simmons McKinney Faulkner (1921-2007) (The Caswell Messenger, 23 May 2007)

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