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Frances Dellarose McKinley

Published: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio – Frances Dellarose McKinley, beloved wife of Ralph McKinley Jr.; and loving mother of Anne (Pete) Alexander, Ralph (Justy) McKinley III, Barb Gibbs, Beth (John) Kiskaden, Nancy (Roger) English, and Joe (Tori) McKinley; grandmother of 13; and great-grandmother of 22; passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, surrounded by her family, at the age of 77.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Barb.

Frances, the daughter of James and June McCarty, was born April 26, 1937, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She married Ralph on Jan. 9, 1954, and this year, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. 

Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today, and the funeral at 2:30 p.m. today at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, 177 W. Main St., state Route 125, Amelia, Ohio. Burial will be at Laurel Cemetery in Laurel, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to Peppermint Pig Animal Rescue.

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