Gloria Beam McKinney

Age: 82
Address: Spruce Pine
Date of Death: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Details: Gloria Beam McKinney of Spruce Pine, died Saturday, October 26th at Autumn Care of Marion.
     She was born in Avery County on August 2, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Lee and Mae Johnson Beam. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Don Pendley and later her second husband, James McKinney. She was also preceded in death by her son, Don Pendley who passed away in March of 2013; and her brothers; Johnny Beam and Lee Beam, Jr.
     Gloria was a member of the St. Lucien Catholic Church and was a graduate of Harris High School.
     Mrs. Gloria McKinney leaves behind her daughters; Susan Burleson and husband, Danny of Spruce Pine; Sherry Bartlett and husband, Jerry of Bakersville; and Sheila Speight and husband, Lonnie of Morganton; her brother; Morris Beam of Morganton; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
     The funeral service for Mrs. Gloria McKinney will be conducted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Lucien Catholic Church with Father Christopher Gober officiating. Interment will follow in the Pendley Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Webb Funeral Home.
     In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to: Hospice of McDowell County.
     The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice of McDowell County and Autumn Care of Marion for their care of Mrs. McKinney.
     Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website:, selecting Mrs. McKinney’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the McKinney family.

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