Betty Jean McKinney Mace

Age: 84
Address: Marion, North Carolina
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Details: Betty Jean McKinney Mace of Marion died Wednesday, March 26th at Autumn Care of Marion.
     Betty was born on April 8, 1929 in Little Switzerland and was the daughter of the late Fate and Effie Snipes McKinney.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Mace who passed away in 1997.  She was also preceded in death by her brothers; Lewis and Earl McKinney and her sister; Ruby Buchanan.  Betty loved to cook and eating with her extended family and church friends.
     She leaves behind her nephews; Phillip Buchanan of Old Fort; Harold Van McKinney of Wilkesboro; Kenneth McKinney of Spruce Pine; and Greg McKinney of Little Switzerland; her nieces; Jo Ann Uphold of Spruce Pine; Debbie Warren of Simpsonville, SC; and Susan Hollifield of Little Switzerland; her sister-in-law; Ruth Medford of Marion; and a number of grand nieces and nephews also survive.
     The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Betty Jean McKinney Mace at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 30, 2012 at the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Greg Burnette, Phillip Tate, and Vernon Buchanan officiating.  A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Webb Funeral Home.  Interment will follow the service in the Burnette Cemetery.
     Flowers are acceptable and appreciated; but, memorial donations may be made to:  Hospice of McDowell County, 575 Airport Road, Marion, NC  28752.
     Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Mrs. Mace’s name and then you may sign her guestbook.
     Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Mace family.

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