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Dollie M. McKinney

Dollie Mae McKinney, age 80, of Oakdale, IL, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:57 a.m. in Washington County Hospital, Nashville, IL.

Dollie was born on October 31, 1938 in Jewett, MO, a daughter to Jefferson William and Alma Adeline (Heiney) West.  Her mother passed away when she was an infant and she was raised by Arthur and Ethel West. On May 23, 1992, she married K.R. McKinney in Oakdale, IL and he survives. Dollie was a member of Elkton Union Church, Elkton, IL. She had worked as a homemaker, a bus driver for the bus service that she owned and operated, and also enjoyed cooking in the bakery with her daughter, Bonnie. She enjoyed bowling in Nashville, IL, flower gardening, being outside, four-wheeler riding, and camping. Dollie’s greatest love was spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband, K.R. McKinney of Oakdale, IL; a son, Kevin (Lori) Siliven of Oakdale, IL; three daughters, Betty (Bob) Riley of DuQuoin, IL, Gloria (Doug) Schaffer of Elkton, IL, and Bonnie (Bill) Gibson of Oakdale, IL; a brother, Jerry (Sue) West of Calera, AL; three sisters, Bernice Pursell of Osage Beach, MO, Elaine (John) Phillips of Sullivan, MO and Roxie Rikard of St. Louis, MO; twenty-three grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by Arthur and Ethel West; her parents; and a daughter, Connie Siliven, who was Bonnie’s twin.

Funeral services will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Oakdale, IL on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Ron Mazander officiating. Interment will be in Elkton Cemetery, Elkton, IL.

Visitation will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Oakdale, IL on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Elkton Union Church.

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