Linda McKinley

Linda McKinleyLinda L. McKinley, 67, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Lewistown, died at 9 a.m. Jan. 10, 2010, at Regency Place-Greenfield.

She was born May 1, 1942, in Canton, a daughter of James and Berniece Chipman Gilkerson. She married Larry B. McKinley on June 26, 1960. He preceded her in death.

She also was preceded in death by her father.

Surviving are her mother, Berniece Gilkerson of Lewistown; one sister, Judy (and Donald) Parkinson of Lewistown; four children, Terry (and Barb) McKinley of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Kevin (and Julie) McKinley of Lewistown, Jim (and Cassie) McKinley of New Palestine, Ind., and Crystal (and Scott) Yost of Greenfield, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was a 1960 graduate of Lewistown High School.

She was a homemaker and previously farmed in Lewistown.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Rev. Danie deBeer officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/13/2010