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  Name:
Eva L. McKinney

Dates:
Birth date: September 4, 1941
Death date: May 7, 2012

Obituary:
Services for Eva L. McKinney, 70, of Canton, Texas, are scheduled for 3:00 pm Wednesday May 9, 2012 at Eubank Chapel with Bro. Billy Johnson officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.

Burial will be in Haven of Memories, Canton, Texas.

She passed away May 7, 2012 in Canton, TX.

Mrs. McKinney was born September 4, 1941 in Gilmer, TX, to William Washington and Fannie Leona Slayter Suggitt.

Eva grew up in Winnsboro, TX. before moving to Mesquite her Junior year. She married Doyle McKinney on June 10, 1960 and started raising her family in Mesquite, TX. Eva moved to Canton in 1999, after retiring as a Principal for 20 years. She enjoyed reading, traveling and her grandchildren. The family extends a special thanks to Hospice of East Texas, family and friends who provided support.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, William Suggitt.

Surviving are:
Husband of 52 years: Doyle McKinney of Canton, TX.
2 Sons: Anthony McKinney of Canton, TX.
Brett McKinney of Canton, TX.
Daughter: Carole & Robert Martin of Mc Kinney, TX.
Grandson: Samuel Alexander Martin
4 Granddaughters: Brittny Nicole McKinney, Alison Dayle McKinney, Chrystie Anne McKinney, Macie Isabelle Martin
Great-Granddaughter: Graycie Alexis Matthews
5 Sisters: Lola Williams, Peggy Lamb, Marilyn Coker, Evelyn Seales, Ann Thomas
Brother: Jonny Suggitt

Pallbearers: Joe Coker, Timmy Lamb, Phil Boatwright, Todd Boatwright, Travis Swanson, George Seales Honorary Pallbearers: Christians In Action Class.

Family will receive friends Tuesday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 1500 Rosecrons Ave. Suite 200, Manhatton Beach, CA. 90266.

Visitation:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Eubank Funeral Home 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)

Service:
3:00 pm on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Eubank Funeral Chapel 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)

Cemetery:
Haven of Memories 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)

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