Mrs. Mary Crawford McKinney, 87, of Mooresboro, NC passed away Monday, January 10, 2011. Services were held at Forest City Foursquare Church. Interment followed in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. McKinney was preceded in death by her first husband of 49 years, Willie Grayson Crawford; her second husband of 21 years, John H. McKinney; her parents George Pinkney Teseniar and Lillie Jennings Teseniar; six brothers, Elliott Teseniar, Ed Jennings, Tom Teseniar, Brett Teseniar, Cecil Teseniar and Will Teseniar.
She is survived by one son, Gene Nelson Crawford and wife, Judy of Rutherfordton; three daughters, Patricia McEntyre and husband, Ron of Ellenboro, Katherine Smith and husband David, of Forest City and Sandra White and husband Phillip of Spindale, NC; one step-son, Johnny Mckinney and wife, Deborah of Mooresboro; one step-daughter, Mildred McElven and husband Larry of Belmont, NC; 19 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral Home is serving the family.