Irene McKinley

Irene McKinleyIrene M. McKinley, 83, of Lewistown, formerly of Cuba, died at 8:13 p.m. March 15, 2010, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born Oct. 20, 1926, in Canton, a daughter of George and Francis E. Yocum Anderson. She married Delmar Dowell on Feb. 21, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo. He preceded her in death.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Steven Dowell; two daughters, Nancy Bishop and Carol Monks; one brother, Gordon Anderson; and one sister, Ethel Johnston.

Surviving are one son, Michael Dowell of Cuba; one sister, Evelyn Ogel of California; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and also worked as a waitress.

Cremation will be accorded. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba with Rev. Larry Wright officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to any charity of the donor’s choice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/17/2010