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Thursday August 19th, 2021

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Thursday August 19th, 2021

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Brenda Sue Evans McKinney

Brenda Sue (Evans) McKinney, 72 of Whitman, WV passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Logan Regional Medical Center. She was born October 20, 1948, to the late Harmon R. and Zelma (Gollihue) Evans. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Wade McKinney Sr.; sons, Perry Dale and Wade Jr.; brother, Ronald “Smokey” Evans; granddaughter, Zoey Ann McKinney; father and mother-in-law, Arthur and Nancy McKinney; and special friend, Francis Norman. Brenda was the oldest of 7 children. She was a member of the Salvation Army at Logan, WV for many years. She was also a member of the Rebekkah Lodge of Logan. Brenda worked for many companies in Logan as a in home healthcare provider until she retired. She was a friend to all she encountered. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Nancy (David) Cline of Logan; sons, Joshua (Jessica) McKinney of Whitman, and Christopher (Autumn) McKinney of Logan; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, John (Jackie) Evans of Columbus, OH; Riley “Butch” (Frida) Evans of Lyburn, WV; Larry “Loco” Evans of Logan, WV, and John (Marlene) Evans of KY; 2 sisters, Debra Evans Lester of Mansfield, OH, and Judith White of Utah. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Akers-James Funeral Home with Keith White officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Chapmanville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services, also at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Joshua McKinney, Christopher McKinney, David Cline, Richard Perkins, Charles Gray, and Buck Ramey. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Curry and William Demuth. Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com Arrangements have been entrusted to Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, WV.

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