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Mollie (Hughes) McKinney

February 5, 2019

Mollie Hughes McKinney, age 84, of Whitaker Branch Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center.  A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Sarah Hughes and wife of the late Tommy McKinney, who passed away in 2015.  She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Buchanan and a sister, Jo Mae Hughes.  Mollie was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  She enjoyed sewing and gardening.

            Left to cherish her memories are her daughters:  Carolyn Jones and husband, Dickie, Barbara Buchanan and husband, Colin and Robin McKinney and Burl Farmer, all of Whitaker Branch Road;  siblings:  Paul Hughes and Ford Hughes, both of Morganton and Patsy Brewer of Roaring Creek;  grandchildren:  Carol Ann Johnson and husband, Justin, and Eddie Jones; great-grandchildren:  Logan Johnson, Layken Johnson, Landon Johnson, Lillyanna Johnson, Lennon Johnson, Makenna Buchanan and Lexie Buchanan.  Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

            Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9th in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  Rev. Allen Laws and Pastor Cameron Dula will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Buchanan -McKinney Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be:  Dickie Jones, Colin Buchanan, Justin Johnson, Logan Johnson, Landon Johnson and Eddie Jones.   The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the services at the church.  

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