Pauline Lucy Brown McKinney

Published 4:24 pm Monday, April 10, 2017

Pauline Lucy Brown McKinney, 77, of Baileyton, began her eternal life on Sunday, April 9, 2017, from her residence. Pauline was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John M. Brown and Maudie Alice Benefield Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Wallace David McKinney; three brothers, Bill Brown, Mack Lawrence Brown and Frank Brown; and one sister, Jane Johnson.
Pauline was a loving mother and a homemaker. She was of the Freewill Baptist faith and loved flowers, pets, gardening and taking care of her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Johnny Wayne McKinney and David Wade McKinney, both of Baileyton; two daughters, Sandra K. Wilburn and husband Jamy, Baileyton, and Betty Gail Graybeal and husband Jeff, Elizabethton; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Barney Brown, Hampton, and Paul Brown, Erwin; and one sister, Patsy Simerly and husband Ed, Hampton.
A service to celebrate the life of Pauline Lucy Brown McKinney will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Mr. David Foster, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. at Hathaway-Percy, prior to the service on Wednesday, or at the residence of her daughter, Betty, at any time. The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the McKinney Family Cemetery with Mr. Justin Hodges officiating. Active pallbearers will be Jeff Graybeal, Tyler Graybeal, Jake Graybeal, Ed Simerly, Eddie Simerly, Brian Rawles, Jacob Johnson and Jody Greene. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at 12:30 p.m. at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mrs. McKinney and her family are in the care of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services. Office (423) 543-5544.

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