09/28/04 — EVA McKINLEY

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Eva Grantham McKinley, 100, of 105-A Johnson Place, Mount Olive, died Friday at her home.

The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Goldsboro. Elder William Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park.

Mrs. McKinley is survived by six daughters, Josephine M. Bagley of Goldsboro, Mildred M. Parks of Dudley, Eunice M. Williams of Oxon Hill, Md., Helen M. Holloway of Chicago, Ill, and Hilda McKinley and Geneva M. Flowers of Mount Olive; six sons, James McKinley of Silver Springs, Md., Robert McKinley of Atlanta, Ga., Odell M. Thompson of Goldsboro, Carlton McKinley of Philadelphia, Pa., Jesse McKinley of Waldorf, Md., and Clifton McKinley of Chicago, Ill.; and two sisters, Flora Grantham and Hattie Bell of Smithfield; a brother, Gurlee Cogdell of Washington, D.C.; and 44 grandchildren, 89 great-grandchildren and 77 great-great-grandchildren.

The viewing hours will be from 3 until 9 today at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, and the family will be present at 6 p.m.

Condolences may be sent via e-mail at hamiltonfc@aol.com or faxed to 919-735-4725.

Published in Obituaries on September 28, 2004 1:47 PM