Grace L. McKinnis

May 17, 1917 ~ January 6, 2015





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 officiating.

Entombment will take place in the Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum at Butler County Memorial Park.

Memorials are suggested to the Great Commission Fund at Community Alliance Church, 800 Mercer Road, Butler, PA 16001.



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