Thursday, July 21, 2016

Updated Obituary - Gay Teresa McKinley

Gay Teresa McKinley
Gay Teresa McKinley of Harrisonville, Missouri was born June 4, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri the daughter of Junior Franklin and Evelyn Mae (Nance) Halphin. She departed this life on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas surrounded by love and family at the age of 54 years, 1 month and 16 days

On July 16, 2000, Gay was united in marriage to Billy Don McKinley in Gunn City, Missouri. 
Gay was employed certified nurse assistant and a certified medication technician for Golden Years Care Services and later for Crown Care Center both in Harrisonville. She attended Antioch Southern Baptist Church, Harrisonville. She enjoyed traveling, camping the outdoors, her garden and yard. She was always remolding the house and playing with her dogs, Sugar Pop, Sissy, Cracker Jack and BJ. Gay had lived in Oak Grove, Odessa and Blairstown, Missouri before moving to Harrisonville in 1993.

Gay was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Billy McKinley of the home; two daughters, Teresa Wall-Tanon, Overland Park, Kansas, Tracy Wall, Harrisonville, Missouri; a step-daughter, Kailey Hall and husband, Sawyer, Tulsa, Oklahoma; three granddaughters, Haley, Reagan and Skyler; four brothers, Cary Halphin and Kevin Halphin both of Blairstown, Missouri, Greg Halphin, State of Georgia, Marty Halphin, Holden, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with a private family burial.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 22, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.