IRVING, Texas -- After a courageous 18-month fight against breast cancer and lymphoma, Sheila Lynne McKinney joined her Lord on Sept. 8, 2008.
She was born July 20, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo. Sheila is survived by her daughter and son-in-Law, Robyn Jernigan and Miguel Villalobos, and grandson, Andrew, all of Coppell; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Rosemary McKinney of Aurora, Colo. She is survived by her nephew, Mackie McKinney of Memphis, Tenn. and her niece, Meredith McKinney of Memphis; and numerous other relatives in Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida. Sheila is also survived by her beloved dog and companion, Pyper.
Her parents, Merrill and Goldie McKinney; her son, Matthew Jernigan; and her sister, Marcia Alley, preceded her in death.
A service followed by a reception celebrating Sheila's life will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at The Irving Bible Church, which is located at 2435 Kinwest Parkway in Irving.
Memorial contributions my be made to:
Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation
5005 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 250
Dallas, TX 75244
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718