Grace L. McKinnis, 97, of
Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 6, 2015
at 5:44 a.m. at the Concordia Lutheran Ministries.
She was born May 17, 1917
in Penn Twp., Pennsylvania to the late Harry Hoyt
Hemphill and Anna Sophia (Klinger) Hemphill.
Mrs. McKinnis was a
graduate of Karns City High School. She worked as an
Office Manager at Ken McKinnis Construction. Mrs.
McKinnis attended Community Alliance Church. She was
a great prayer warrior and enjoyed gardening, her
family and loved playing Dominoes.
Mrs. McKinnis is survived
by two daughters, Lou Ann Gould and her husband
Kenneth of Butler, PA and Jeanne Lynn Wilkerson and
her husband Everett R. of Worthington, OH; three
grandsons, Brian S. Gould, Kevin A. Gould and Mark
E. Menrath; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth
Walter McKinnis, whom she married November 16, 1940,
and who passed away March 5, 1979; and two brothers.
Friends will be received
Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the
Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North
Street, Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be held immediately following
at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Dr.
Dennis L. Krajacic of Community Alliance Church
Entombment will take place in the Chapel of
Devotion Mausoleum at Butler County Memorial Park.
are suggested to the Great Commission Fund at
Community Alliance Church, 800 Mercer Road, Butler,