Posted By Sparta Live | April 11, 2002 12:00 am
Willard McKinley, 63, of Sparta, passed away April 8, 2002, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
McKinley was born May 7, 1938.
He was a heavy equipment operator for the Tenn. Dept. of Transportation.
McKinley was preceded in death by one brother, Woodrow McKinley.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred McKinley of Sparta; one son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Sandra McKinley of Murfreesboro; two step sons, Howard Clark of Mt. Juliet and Robert Clark of Nashville; mother, Perlie Mount of McMinnville; five sisters, Mary J. Pinchon of Sparta, Kathy Spencer Wanda S. Thomas and Norma Jean Coonrod all of McMinnville and Will Howard of Tullahoma; and a dear friend, Tommy Leftwich.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., April 11, 2002, at Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Doyle Cemetery. Sister Linda Cheers will officiate.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.