Miscellaneous Obituaries


Howard Cook McGinness, 88, of 400 East Main St., Casey, died at 7:15 am, Tuesday in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born 18 August 1884 in Kansas or Illinois. He is the son of Sanford and Millie B. (Pierce) McGinness.
He married 1907 to Ada A. Antibus, who preceded him in death in 1956. Retired building contractor and co-owner with his sons McGinness & Sons Lumber Co. since 1938.
Survived by 1 son Rondol; and 1 granddaughter Mrs. Mitzi Traunberg, 2 great grandsons.
Burial at cumberland Cemetery Casey.
SOURCE: Clark County, Illinois Library in Casey.

Ida Melba McGinnis
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Ida Melba McGinnis, 62, of Shreveport, La., formerly Clay County, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Willow Grove Church of Christ. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery.
Mrs. McGinnis died on Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, at her home. She was born on Jan. 13, 1936, in Celina to the late Thomas and Maggie Thrasher Ledbetter. Mrs. McGinnis was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Her family includes two sons, Dr. James Randy cGinnis of Columbia, Md., and Thomas John McGinnis of Shreveport; a brother, Bennie Ray Ledbetter of Lanette, Ala.; six sisters, Claudine Sells of Cookeville, Bessie Sells of Lebanon, Geneva Collins of Allons, Alene Colson and Tommie W. Ledbetter, both of Columbus, Ga., and Reba Claborn of Albany, Ky.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mack McGinnis. Pallbearers will be Carl and Tommy Sells, Barry Wilmoth, Jimmy Collins, Dale Smith and Bill Jackson. Bro. Ken Collins will officiate at the services.
This information was Published Monday, September 28, 1998

Jacob T. McGinnis Jr. KINGS MOUNTAIN - Jacob Tracy McGinnis Jr., 73, 202 S. Sims St., died Nov. 8, 1999, at home. He was a native of Cleveland Co., son of the late J. Tracy Sr. and Bessie Carpenter McGinnis, brother of the late Mary Carpenter Horn, member of First Presbyterian Church of Kings Mountain, former elder and deacon, president and treasurer of Men's Bible Class for many years, had perfect Sunday school attendance for 27 years, former president of Kings Mountain Jaycees, former commander of Odis D. Greene Post 155, member for 53 years, member of VFW and Amvets, retired from sales and management in automobile business after 52 years, member of Chevrolet Motor Divisions Legion of Leaders for 24 years, Air Force veteran of World War II. SURVIVORS: Wife, Helen Tidwell McGinnis; son and daughter-in-law, J.T. "Chip" III and Patricia Strickland McGinnis, Kansas City, Mo.; grandchild, Clint McGinnis, Kansas City; nephew, Robert E. Cabaniss, Shelby; seven nephews and nieces, South Carolina 
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 10 a.m. Thursday, Mountain Rest Cemetery
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, Dr. Richard Newsome 
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Harris Funeral Home
MEMORIALS: Christmas Children's Fund, c/o First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1188, Kings Mountain 28086

Mrs. Jennie V. McGinness passed away Thursday at Casey Nursing Home at 1:16pm February 1975, at the age of 95. She was born 27 October 1879, in Ohio.
Her husband Coss preceded her in death. She was a member of the Pentacostal Church. Surviving, 1 son Edwin Eugene of Grass Valley, California; and 1 daughter Dorothy English of Casey; 1 daughter in law Mrs. Callie McGinness (wife of Lorenzo ?); 9 grandchildren; 49 great-grand children; and several great-great-grand children.
Her home was at 205 East Jefferson.
SOURCE: Clark County, Illinois Library in Casey.

BONFIELD - John T. ''Jack'' McGinnis, 75, of Bonfield, died Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Kankakee, where he was a member, by the Rev. Dennis Settles. Burial will be in Campus Cemetery, Campus. Memorials may be made to the St. Martin Building Fund. He was born May 12, 1924, in Emington, the son of Bill and Lucy Halloran McGinnis. Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Moranski, whom he married in October 1949, at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church, Essex; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Christopher Hadley of Folsom, Calif.; one sister and brother-in-law, Mary Alice and Richard Veronda of Kankakee; and five grandchildren.
Mr. McGinnis obtained an A and E License working at Midway Airport, Miami Airport and Dulles Airport for Capitol Airlines. He owned his own freight charter airlines next to Midway. He then worked for Studebaker/Packer as a service manager, retiring in 1986 from Mercedes/Benz as the National Service Manager. He was past president of the Bonfield Lions and past president of OX5, an aviation group. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

In Sacramento, May 6, 1988.
Beloved son of David and Sandra McGinnis, loving brother of Tuesday, Cindy, and Eddie. Dear uncle of Holly. Also survived by many relatives and friends. A native of Clarksburg. Age 14 years.
Friends are invited to attend memorial services at the Clarksburg Community Church at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, 1988.
Arrangements by Sacramento Memorial Lawn

Mrs. Lena Ann Dunn McGinnis
MARIETTA, Ga. -- Mrs. Lena Ann Dunn McGinnis, 79, of Marietta died Sunday, July 4, 1999.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel in Marietta with the Rev. W.E. Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. McGinnis is survived by her husband, Homer McGinnis of Marietta; two daughters, Linda Nipper of Kernersville, N.C. and Patricia "Pat" Murray of Warner Robins, Ga.; her son, Larry McGinnis of Valley; three sisters, Ruby Hamby and Lucille Hendon, both of Kennesaw, Ga. and Willie Vee Whitlock of Marietta; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A lifelong resident of Cobb County, Ga., Mrs. McGinnis was a member of the Friendship Assembly of God Church in Marietta. She was a 1984 retired employee of McLaurin Hosiery Mill with 47 years of service.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta, Ga. The family respectfully declines the gift of flowers and asks that memorials be made to the Friendship Assembly of God Church, P.O. Box 669173, Marietta, Ga. 30066 in memory of Mrs. McGinnis.
Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta is handling arrangements.

Leo McGinness, 70, Deepwater, Mo., died Sept. 16, 1994, at the home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Consalus Chapel, Clinton, Mo.; burial in the Deepwater Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Twin Lakes Hospice, Warsaw, Mo.
Mr. McGinness was born in Coal, Mo., and lived at Deepwater most of his life. He was a miner, retiring from the Williams Rock Mining Co. of Clinton 13 years ago. He was a member of the Teamsters union. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Deepwater.
Survivors include his wife, Ina McGinness of the home; three daughters, Joyce Neasham, Buckner, Jackie S. Hoard, Levasy in Jackson County, and Janice K. Flint, Harwood, Mo.; a sister, Evelyn Bramell, Clinton; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Lucille McGinnis
Lucille Pearl McGinnis, 73, of Waldport died at Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport on Aug. 29, 1999. She was born in Dannabroug, Neb. on Jan. 4, 1926 to James and Ora Shaffer Johnson. She had been a resident of Waldport for the past 18 years.
She married John Robert McGinnis in Centralia, Wash. on June 11, 1947. He preceded her in death in 1993. For most of her life, she was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and writing poetry.
Survivors include her sons John E. McGinnis of Milwaukie and David D. McGinnis of Depoe Bay; daughters Mary A. Bradfield of Vancouver, Wash., and Donna Kelly of Crescent City, Calif.; a brother, Ed Lehnert of Falls City; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Graveside services will be held at Eureka Cemetery in Newport on Saturday at 1 p.m. Bateman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
News-Times, Newport, Oregon

MCGINNIS, MR. LUTHER W. - age 67, of Washburn, passed away at his home, Wednesday, March 8, 2000. Member of Dotson's Campground Methodist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Larkin and Vada (Jordan) McGinnis; son, Bill; brother, Ben; sister, Margaret Gibson.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Tomah and Lynn Smith of Washburn; granddaughters, Dedra, Misty, and Ashley; grandsons, Nick and Derek; great granddaughters, Megan and Allison; sisters, Isabell Robbins and Mary Lou Lay, both of Knoxville; brother, J.L. McGinnis of Knoxville; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Saturday in Ailor's Chapel with Rev. Denver Davidson and Rev. Bobby Lay officiating. Music by the Williams Family. The family will meet at 1:45 Sunday at McGinnis and Harrell Cemetery in Washburn for a 2 p.m. interment. Pallbearers: Horace Jordan, Richard Nicley, Nick Smith, Verlin Dalton, Junior Hayes, and Bobby Hayes. Honorary pallbearers: J.R. Jordan and Wilburn Hayes. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.

Mary K. McGinnis
CAIRO -- Mary Katherine McGinnis, 87, of Cairo, died Friday, June 11, 1999, in Parkersburg. She was born March 1, 1912, near Cairo on Elm Run, a daughter of the late Joseph and Myra Sandy Moats.
Her husband, Claude R. McGinnis, preceded her in death. Surviving are one son, Carroll R. McGinnis, Cairo; one daughter, Claudette E. Vickers, Parkersburg; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Arthur Moats; and one sister, Drucilla Moats.
Mrs. McGinnis was a retired employee of the Ritchie County School System as a cook with 28 years of service at the former Cairo High School. She was a 1931 graduate of Cairo High School.
Mrs. McGinnis was a member of the Cairo Senior Citizens and a member of the Presbyterian Church of Cairo.

Mary Melvary Daniel McGinnis
Meriwether Lewis McGinnis
Mrs. Meriwether Gantt Lewis McGinnis, 90, of Shipman died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999. She was born in Howardsville, on Sept. 19, 1908. Mrs. Meriwether McGinnis was a member of Emmanual Episcopal Church, (Glenmore) Buckingham County for 80 years and attended Trinity Episcopal at Oak Ridge for the past 50 years.
She was a very active worker in the activities of the Shipman community. She served as the assistant and head Post Mistress of the Shipman Post Office for over 30 years. Survivors include two sons, Bernard Lewis McGinnis of Shipman, Charles Meriwether McGinnis of Salem and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents John Gantt Lewis, and Mary Camm Patteson Lewis and also her husband Bernard Watson McGinnis in 1949. A church service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church at Oak Ridge. Interment will be in the Amherst Cemetery at Amherst after the church service conducted by the Rev. Craig Fickling.
The family will receive friends today from 3-4 p.m. at Wells/Sheffield Chapel in Lovingston and all other times at the residence of Bernard Lewis McGinnis in Shipman. Memorial donations may be sent to Trinity Episcopal Church in care of Mrs. A. A. Lincoln, Jr. at Arrington, Va. 22922.

Funeral From Church of God Next Sunday Afternoon at 2 0'Clock
Mrs. Ollie May McGinnis, 35 years, 11 months, and 16 days of age, passed away at the Alexandria Hospital at 12:55 this morning. The body was taken to the E.E. Davis undertaking parlorsand prepared for burial, after which it was removed to the family home on West Monroe Street.
Deceased was taken to the hospital for treatment and there underwent a Caesarian operation. The baby was born, but from the very first there was grave doubt as to the mother's ability to recover. Everything was done for her that could be done but the grim reaper was not to be appeased, for at 12:55 this morning Mrs. McGinnis breather her last.
She is survived by her husband, Sheldon McGinnis, clarence, Dorothy, and the infant son, Harry, born last Sunday and for whom she gave her life. Her mother, Mrs. Hook, also survives and is making her home here. she had four brothers alive, Ora, Matthew and Ardery Hook, of Flint, Mich., and Flavis Hook of Alexander. Mrs. McGinnis was a member of the Church of Godand one of the leaders in singing.. She was splendid type unostentatious American wife and was known for her conscientious scruples and high christian principles.
The funeral will take place from the Church of God at 2 o'clock next Sunday afternoon. Revs. Fleenor and Turner will conduct the service. Burial will be in Park View cemetery.

Phoebe McGinnis
Friday November 10, 1911
Mrs. Phoebe McGinnis, aged sixty-four years, died at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Bratton, of Jackson Township. Her death was due to a complication of diseases from which she had been a sufferer for the past several months.
Mrs. McGinnis had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Marietta for the past thirty-five years. She will be remembered by many friends and acquaintances as one whose religion and Christianity was foremost in every walk of life
She is survived by three sons, Joseph N. Lee, of Waldron, and James and William McGinnis, and two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Bratton and Mrs. Florence Campbell.
The funeral services will be conducted at the Marietta M.E. Church at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. The Rev. Bivens officiating. The interment will be made in the church cemetery under the direction of Hageman, Hawkins & Hendrickson.

Rhondol McGinness died, 4 June 1977, age 69, of Casey. He died at 9:30 am Friday, at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born 1907 in Casey.
He is the son of Howard Cook McGinness and Ada. He was a prominent Casey businessman, owner of McGinness & Son Lumber Yard, a member of the Country Club, Elks Lodge at Charleston, Illinois, retired WWII Vet.
He married Ruby Meyers in 1929. Surviving are his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Pat Mitzi Tranunberg of Casey, and 2 grandsons.
SOURCE: Clark County, Illinois Library in Casey.

Sunday, May 23, 1999
Russell "Mac" McGinnis, a resident of Calumet City, died Friday, May 21, in Dyer, Indiana. An 11 a.m. funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, Calumet City.
Visitation will be today from 2 to 9 p.m. at Drumm Funeral Home, South Holland.
Mr. McGinnis was born March 24, 1943, in Chicago. He was employed by USX Corp. in Gary, Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Angie (nee Petrungaro); a son, Matthew; his parents, Kathryn Gray and Russell McGinnis; a sister, Kathy Melson; and a brother, Bob Gray.

Samuel McGinnis Dead
Samuel McGinnis, an aged and highly respected citizen of Hollidaysburg, died at the home of his sister, Ellen McGinnis, 507 Pine Street at 8:55 o'clock last night, after a long illness of cancer of the stomach.
Deceased was a son of the late James McGinnis, and was born in Hollidaysburg Sept. 19, 1853. He spent his early days at Hollidaysburg and lived many years at McKees Gap, where his father was a foreman at the Iron works.
Many years ago, he went to the Pittsburgh coal district, and was employed there for thirty-three years in the mines. He has resided with his sister since last December. He was married many years ago to Miss Fannie Treese, daughter of John Treese, of Freedom township. She resides at Woodside, Pa., and a son Oscar McGinnis, resides in this city.
He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Clara Ringler, of Gaysport; Mrs. John White, of Hollidaysburg; Mrs. Susan Fagan, of Huntingdon; Mrs. Anna Conrad, of Lancaster; Ellen, of Hollidaysburg; John, of Pittsburgh; James, of Johnstown; William, of Roaring Spring, and Theodore, of Hollidaysburg. He was a member of the United Mine workers of America.
Funeral services will be conducted at the home of his sister tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

Shirley McGinnis
Shirley McGinnis, 57, Kansas City, MO, died February 1, 1999, at her home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, February 5, at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She will lie in state from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m. to service time Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Thursday. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
(Arrangements: Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence, KS) 

Thelma Marie McGinness Eberting, 77, Kansas City, MO, died Thursday, September 4, 1997, at Alpine North Care Center, Riverside, MO. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, at the Consalus Funeral Home, Clinton, MO; burial will be in the Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Monday, September 8, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Savannah Avenue Baptist Church, 1825 Savannah Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64505, or may be left at the Consalus Funeral Home. (Arrangements: Consalus Funeral Home, Clinton, MO)

Veda M. Brown 1915-1999
HOPKINS, Mo. -- Veda M. (McGinnis) Brown, 84, Hopkins, died Thursday, July 22, 1999, at a Maryville, Mo., health-care center.
Mrs. Brown, a beautician, had operated a shop near Hopkins for over 20 years and in Skidmore, Mo., for three years in the late 1930s.
Born in Blanchard, Iowa, on March 13, 1915, she was a longtime resident of the Hopkins area. She had resided at a health-care center in Maryville for a little over two years.
Mrs. Brown was a graduate of the Blanchard high school and Kansas City Cosmetology School. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, of which she was a past president, Maryville; and Art Club and Fairview Social Club, both of Hopkins.
On April 12, 1934, she married Virgil Brown in Oregon, Mo. He survives of the home near Hopkins.
Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by twin sons, Lee and Dee; her parents, Sherman and Namatha McGinnis; three brothers, Cleo, Irschel and Cecil McGinnis; and four sisters, Velma Watson, Cleva Davison, Marie Cavner and Winifred Peterson.
Additional survivors: a son, Trevis, Fulton, Mo.; a daughter, Teryl Bass, Kansas City; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial: Blanchard Cemetery.

W. Lane McGinness, 89, Skidmore, MO, died May 12, 1995, at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville, MO. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, at the Skidmore Methodist Church with Rev. Evelyn Ezell officiating; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore, MO. Visitation 7-8 p.m. Sunday at the Price Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
Masonic Services to be conducted by the Skidmore Masonic Lodge w511 immediately following visitation Sunday at the Price Funeral Home in Maryville. Mr. McGinness's body will lie in state at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday.
Memorials are suggested to the Skidmore Methodist Church or Masonic Cemetery of Skidmore.
SOURCE: Kansas City Star

Jan. 23, 1926-June 9, 1999 
Printed in the From San Diego Union-Tribune Page B-6:1,7,8; B-8:2,3) County Obituaries 18-Jun-1999 Friday 
William Dean McGinnis, 73, of San Diego died June 9. He was born in Iowa City, Iowa. Mr. McGinnis was retired after working as a civil engineer, and served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was a member of the National Tennis Association and USC Alumni.
Survivors include his wife, Lilia D. McGinnis; daughters, Kathryn McGinnis and Teresa Larsen of Coarsegold; sons, Lawrence McGinnis of Alhambra and Michael McGinnis of Newbury Park; stepsons, Mario Spassov, Doncho and Dimitar Minkov, all of Denver; and six grandchildren.
No services are planned. - Donations: American Cancer Society. - Arrangements: Balboa Cremation Services.

William McGinnis
August 16, 1925
"Mr. Wm. McGinnis, sixty-one years old, died at his home at DeCamp, Mo., at 10 o’clock, Sunday, August 16, 1925. Mr. McGinnis was born August 5, 1864, and died August 16, 1925, making his age sixty-one years and eleven days.
He was married to Ellen Bassett, November 22, 1888. The deceased has lived an upright and honest life and was well liked by his many friends. He has taken an active part in the mining industry in the iron ore mines in this part of the country. During the last few years he has lived on his farm near DeCamp, Mo. He took ill with lung trouble a few weeks ago and only lasted a short time. All was done that loving and tender hands could do, but God saw fit to remove our dear one from us.
The deceased is survived by his wife and eleven children. Hugh and Roy, of St. Louis; Mrs. Blender, of Carthage, Ill.; Mrs. Shultz, of Cuba, Mo.; Mrs. Parker, of Cardinn, Okla.; Mrs. Coleman, of Dillard, Mo.; the children at home are Mike, Mary, Anna, Etta and Irene McGinnis.
Funeral services were conducted by the Modern Wookman, which were held at the Adams cemetary at DeCamp on August 17, 1925.

Wyett H. McGinnis
Wyett H. McGinnis, 66, a resident og Albuquerque since 1960, died Saturday, May 1, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Virginia Lee of the family home; sons, David W. McGinnis and Thomas J. McGinnis III and wife, Susan, all of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Rachelle, Ryan and Tommy IV McGinnis.
Mr. McGinnis was a school teacher for 32 years and taught 25 years in Albuquerque. He was a sociology teacher, head football and wrestling coach at Del Norte High School. He was also owner of McGinnis School of Driving for 35 years. Mr. McGinnis was a member of Montgomery Place Church of God and a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Services will be held Wednesday, 10:00 am at Montgomery Place Church of God, 3601 Montgomery Blvd., NE., with Rev. Wesley DS. Butler and Rev. W. Earl Patrick officiating. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE., Tuesday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Wyett or Wyatt Hoover, was descendd from James and Sarah Davis McGinnis.
[Printed in the Albuquerque Journal Newspaper on 4 May 1999]

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